[ US /pɹoʊˈkɫeɪm/ ]
[ UK /pɹəklˈe‍ɪm/ ]
  1. affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
    The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President
  2. state or announce
    `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    The King will proclaim an amnesty
  3. praise, glorify, or honor
    extol the virtues of one's children
    glorify one's spouse's cooking
  4. declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
    He was proclaimed King
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How To Use proclaim In A Sentence

  • Consumers get incredibly upset when dieticians and researchers backtrack on previous findings, proclaiming that products once deemed healthy are now in question.
  • Derek constantly overcompensates for his lack of intelligence by proclaiming himself the smartest man alive.
  • She achieves a level of authenticity many self-proclaimed life coaches and motivators fail to deliver.
  • Guardian International correspondent Jonathan Steele called Bush's and Blair's denial of the horrors attending the Iraq civil war "Panglossian" - referring to the ever optimistic Dr. Pangloss of Voltaire's novel Candide who, at every disaster, proclaims that ours is the best of all possible worlds. Surge to Purge: The 80% Solution in Iraq
  • I am listening to your day-tales, though I wonder that this time might be better spent mistranslating health warnings from foreign cigarettes and pasting them to a gallery wall or, perhaps, composing a biro haiku on the arch of a foot, proclaiming: Day 9: Better Spent Time
  • When they are captured, they will often loudly proclaim their innocence.
  • We should recant all opinions which are in conflict with those proclaimed by the central leadership.
  • He pauses, shakes his head, then boisterously proclaims, ‘Aw, gee whiz, I guess that means the hot dogs are on me, gang!’
  • That's one of the main Spanish trawler Tuesday, and a self-proclaimed pirate said the hostage-takers were paid $3.3 million in ransom. WN.com - Articles related to EU navy arrests 13 pirates off Oman
  • The number of self-proclaimed experts on the internet only proves the point that one should take advice with a "shovelful" of salt. A Shovelful of Salt, Part II: Trigger Weight and Gun Safety
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