Definition of “acclaim” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “acclaim” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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acclaimnoun [ U ]

us /əˈkleɪm/

acclaim noun [ U ] (PRAISE)

enthusiastic approval and praise:

Despite critical acclaim, the TV show always ran third in the ratings.

acclaimverb [ T ]

us /əˈkleɪm/

acclaim verb [ T ] (ELECT)

Cdn to elect someone without opposition:

Marion was acclaimed president of the club.

(Definition of “acclaim” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)