proclaim

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English proclamen, proclaime, from Old French proclamer, from Latin prōclāmō, prōclāmāre, from prō- (forth) + clāmō (to shout, cry out). Spelling altered by influence of claim, from the same Latin source (clāmō).

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  • IPA(key): /pɹoʊˈkleɪm/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪm
  • Hyphenation: pro‧claim

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proclaim (third-person singular simple present proclaims, present participle proclaiming, simple past and past participle proclaimed)

  1. To announce or declare.

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