réclame

noun
ré·​clame | \ rā-ˈkläm How to pronounce réclame (audio) \

Definition of réclame

1 : a gift for dramatization or publicity : showmanship
2 : public acclaim the play won critical réclame

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Examples of réclame in a Sentence

one of those rare films that are the recipient of both critical and popular réclame the great réclame that the novelist enjoyed in his lifetime soon faded after his death

First Known Use of réclame

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for réclame

French, advertising, from réclamer to appeal, from Middle French reclamer

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The first known use of réclame was in 1883

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“Réclame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/r%C3%A9clame. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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