acclamation acclamation  /ˌæ klə ˈmeɪ ʃən/


  • (n) enthusiastic approval



  1. Teddy had planned to be on hand to accept his Senate renomination by acclamation.
  2. But if the question were confined to sports, it would be Phelps by acclamation.
  3. As for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar, voting is now officially closed; Zellweger should take it by acclamation.


  • St. Paul DFL endorses Mayor Chris Coleman for a third term, backs three school board candidates

    St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman easily won DFL endorsement for a third term at the city convention on Saturday. He received the nomination by acclamation. So far, only real estate agent Tim Holden has said he will run against Coleman in November. For the school board nomination, DFL delegates at the Washington Technology Magnet School on Rice Street considered six candidates for three seats ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MinnPost


  1. "It is with great pride that I announce Barack Obama is the Democratic nominee for president of the United States by acclamation," House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi told the convention.
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: AFP

  2. "I have no intention of resigning from my position. I was elected by acclamation by all the countries of the world and I have a task, I have got to complete the fifth assessment report and I shall do it and make sure that we come up with a robust...
    on Jan 23, 2010 By: Rajendra Pachauri Source: Economic Times

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