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  1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
  2. The process of electing a person to a post in the absence of other nominees.
  3. A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
  4. An oral vote taken without formal ballot and with much fanfare; typically an overwhelmingly affirmative vote.


From Latin acclāmō (“raise a cry at; applaud”), formed from ad- + clāmō (“cry out, shout”).

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