Proclaim vs. Proclamation

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  • Proclaim (verb)

    To announce or declare.

  • Proclamation (noun)

    A statement which is proclaimed; formal public announcement.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Proclaim

    To make known by public announcement; to give wide publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to declare; as, to proclaim war or peace.

  • Proclaim

    To outlaw by public proclamation.

  • Proclamation (noun)

    The act of proclaiming; official or general notice; publication.

  • Proclamation (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary
  • Proclaim (verb)

    declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles;

    "He was proclaimed King"

  • Proclaim (verb)

    state or announce;

    "`I am not a Communist,'"

    "The King will proclaim an amnesty"

  • Proclaim (verb)

    affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of;

    "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"

  • Proclaim (verb)

    praise, glorify, or honor;

    "extol the virtues of one's children"

    "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

  • Proclamation (noun)

    a formal public statement;

    "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"

    "a declaration of independence"

  • Proclamation (noun)

    the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice;

    "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"

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