Examples of acclamation in a Sentence
Her performance in the ballet earned her thunderous applause and shouts of acclamation from the audience.
She has earned worldwide acclamation for her charitable works.
Recent Examples of acclamation from the Web
Attorney Charles Hart was elected chair by acclamation at the Orange County Republican Executive Committee meeting in Orlando after county Trump campaign chair Randy Ross decided to run for vice chair instead.
Increasing unrest in the rank and file led to the election of TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna as USATF president by acclamation at the organization's 2016 annual meeting.
The problem with Trump’s flattery of Kim is the same as Reagan’s acclamation of Montt: a dictator was praised for no good reason.
In an uncontested coronation, Murphy was nominated by acclamation by Democratic delegates for a second term in the U.S. Senate Friday on the opening night of their state convention.
If passed, this bill would create Civil Code 5100(g), which would allow an association to declare candidates elected by acclamation if, after the period for nominations has closed, there are no more candidates than openings on the board.
Condoleezza Rice was confirmed by a vote of 85 to 13 in 2005, and Colin Powell was approved by acclamation in 2001.
But there was discontent within the USATF membership, which led to Lananna's election to the unpaid position of president by acclamation at the organization's annual meeting in late 2016.
He was elected president of USATF by acclamation in 2016.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'acclamation.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Did You Know?
Approval can come from a single person, but acclamation requires a larger audience. An acclaimed movie is widely praised, and critical acclaim can lead to box-office success. When a popular proposal comes up in a legislature, the speaker may ask that it be passed "by acclamation", which means that everyone just gets to yell and cheer in approval and no one bothers counting the votes at all.
Origin and Etymology of acclamation
ACCLAMATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of acclamation for English Language Learners
: strong and enthusiastic approval or praise
: a vote to accept or approve someone or something that is done by cheers, shouts, or applause
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up acclamation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).