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acclamation

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Etymology

Latin acclamatio: compare French acclamation

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acclamation

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  1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
    On such a day, a holiday having been voted by acclamation, an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children. -Southey.
  2. The process of electing a person to a post in the absence of other nominees.
  3. (antiques): A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
    Acclamation medals are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded. - Elmes
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Without opposition in an election.
    With no one running against her, she won by Acclamation.

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