acclaim acclaim  /ə ˈkleɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) enthusiastic approval
  2. (v) praise vociferously
  3. (v) clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. To provide an alternative, she opened a millinery boutique in Deauville, won enough acclaim to set up shop in Paris in 1914.
  2. What's more, her fluent English could mean that a Chinese star named Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Rush Hour 2) won't be the only crossover Zhang to win global acclaim.
  3. In Japan several composers, including Mamoru Samuragoch (Onimusha) and Yoko Shimomura (Legend of Mana), have won acclaim for writing big-screen-quality music for small-screen games.

News

  1. The C.G. Collection

    The Acclaim vanity from the C.G. Collection features a variety of storage drawers, ideal for stowing away personal care products. Available in six sizes, the unit features classic features, including tapered legs, a countertop with backsplash, a square sink and brushed metal hardware.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Kitchen and Bath Business

  2. 5 smart takes on Kanye West's Yeezus

    The latest album by hip-hop's most provocative innovator has earned universal acclaim — but for a variety of reasons
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Week via Yahoo! News

  3. Bob Seger to perform on 'The Voice' season finale today

    The Detroit rocker will perform with the Swon Brothers, the Oklahoma duo who drew acclaim -- and a Top 10 iTunes showing -- for last week's performance of Seger's 'Turn the Page.'
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Quotes

  1. "Molly Ivins' clever and colorful perspectives on people and politics gained her national acclaim and admiration that crossed party lines," Perry said in a statement.
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Rick Perry Source: Forbes

  2. "For more than 20 years, Oklahoma's own Flaming Lips have produced creative, fun and provocative rock music," Henry said in a statement. "The music of The Flaming Lips has earned Grammys, glowing critical acclaim and fans all over the world....
    on Apr 23, 2009 By: Brad Henry Source: NME.com

  3. "Eva is one of France's most accomplished young actresses, now receiving international acclaim," producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said Thursday in a statement. "She brings to the complex role of Vesper an exciting combination...
    on Feb 17, 2006 By: Barbara Broccoli Source: FOXNews

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