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proclaimverb [T]

 us   /prəˈkleɪm, proʊ-/
to announce something publicly or officially: She confidently proclaimed victory even as the first few votes came in.
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proclaimverb [T]

uk   /prəˈkleɪm/  us   /proʊˈkleɪm/
  • 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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Translations of “proclaim”
in Spanish proclamar…
in Vietnamese công bố…
in Malaysian mengisytiharkan…
in Thai ประกาศ…
in French proclamer…
in German verkünden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣布, 声明…
in Turkish ilân etmek, resmen duyurmak…
in Russian объявлять, провозглашать…
in Indonesian menyatakan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣佈, 聲明…
in Polish proklamować, deklarować…
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