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Definition of Acclamation


  1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
  2. A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
  3. In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections;
  4. the election of a pope or other ecclesiastic by unanimous consent of the electors, without a ballot.

Acclamation Translations

acclamation in Danish is bifald, applaus
acclamation in Dutch is bijval, acclamatie, toejuiching
acclamation in French is acclamation, applaudissement
acclamation in Italian is applauso
acclamation in Swedish is bifallsrop