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proclaim

verb [T] uk   /prəˈkleɪm/  us   /proʊ-/

proclaim verb [T] (ANNOUNCE)

formal to announce something publicly or officially, especially something positive: All the countries have proclaimed their loyalty to the alliance. Republican party members were confidently proclaiming victory even as the first few votes came in. [+ that] It was the famous speech in which he proclaimed that socialism was dead. [+ two objects] She was proclaimed Queen at the age of 13 after the sudden death of her father.
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proclaim verb [T] (SHOW)

literary to show something or make it clear: Wearing scarves and hats which proclaimed their allegiance, the football fans flooded into the bar.
Translations of “proclaim”
in Vietnamese công bố…
in Spanish proclamar…
in Thai ประกาศ…
in Malaysian mengisytiharkan…
in French proclamer…
in German verkünden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣佈, 聲明…
in Indonesian menyatakan…
in Russian объявлять, провозглашать…
in Turkish ilân etmek, resmen duyurmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣布, 声明…
in Polish proklamować, deklarować…
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