acclamation: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ak"lu-mā'shun), [key]
- a loud shout or other demonstration of welcome, goodwill, or approval.
- act of acclaiming.
- a brief responsive chant in antiphonal singing.
- response (def. 3a).
- by an oral vote, often unanimous, expressing approval by shouts, hand-clapping, etc., rather than by formal ballot.
- acclamation (Thesaurus)