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Meaning of PROCLAMATION

Pronunciation:  `prâklu'meyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"
  2. [n]  a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
 

PROCLAMATION is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: announcement, annunciation, declaration, promulgation
 
 See Also: act, edict, human action, human activity, promulgation, statement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Proc`la*ma"tion\, n. [F. proclamation, L.
proclamatio. See {Proclaim}.]
1. The act of proclaiming; official or general notice;
   publication.

         King Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah;
         none was exempted.                    --1 Kings xv.
                                               22.

2. That which is proclaimed, publicly announced, or
   officially declared; a published ordinance; as, the
   proclamation of a king; a Thanksgiving proclamation.

 

 

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