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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: acclamare, from ad- 'to' + clamare 'to shout'

acclaim

1 verb
     
ac‧claim1 [transitive]
to praise someone or something publicly:
His work was acclaimed by art critics.

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