Simple Definition of proclamation
: the act of saying something in a public, official, or definite way : the act of proclaiming something
: an official statement or announcement made by a person in power or by a government
Examples of proclamation in a sentence
the proclamation of martial law
The President issued a proclamation which freed the slaves.
Origin and Etymology of proclamation
Middle English proclamacion, from Anglo-French, from Latin proclamation-, proclamatio, from proclamare
First Known Use: 14th century
PROCLAMATION Defined for Kids
Definition of proclamation for Students
1 : the act of making something known publicly or officially
2 : an official formal announcement
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