01. On December 10, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and [proclaimed] the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
02. On June 19, 1865, a [proclamation] was made in Texas that all slaves are free.
03. Jason White has [proclaimed] himself a candidate in the upcoming election.
04. In the early 1700s, the state of Virginia [proclaimed] that all white men were superior to black men.
05. The monkeys were howling in the treetops, [proclaiming] their territory.
06. In July of 1987, an eight-pound baby boy born in Yugoslavia was [proclaimed] the five billionth inhabitant of Earth.
07. England officially [proclaimed] an end to hostilities in America on February 4th, 1783, seven years after the United States had become an independent nation.
08. Switzerland [proclaimed] its policy of neutrality in World War One.
09. The mayor issued a [proclamation] stating that today is "Pet Lovers' Day" in our city.
10. In the year 325, the Emperor Constantine and a church council [proclaimed] that Jesus Christ is in fact God, by a verdict of 218 to 2.
11. The Martians have signed a [proclamation] making the earth the 2,365th state of the Universal Martian Empire.
12. The narrative content of the sculptures in the temple known as the Parthenon served to [proclaim] the greatness of Classical Athens.
13. Henry George once said, "He who sees the truth, let him [proclaim] it, without asking who is for it or who is against it."
14. A Turkish proverb states, "You can [proclaim] the truth also in a friendly way."
15. James Cabell once remarked that the optimist [proclaims] that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
16. Someone once suggested that he that boasts of his own knowledge [proclaims] his ignorance.
17. Mao Zedong [proclaimed] the People's Republic of China in 1949.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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  • Proclaim — Pro*claim , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Proclaimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Proclaiming}.] [OE. proclamen, L. proclamare; pro before, forward + clamare to call or cry out: cf. F. proclamer. See {Claim}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make known by public announcement; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proclaim — pro·claim /prō klām/ vt: to declare or declare to be solemnly, officially, or formally proclaim an amnesty Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. proclaim …   Law dictionary

  • proclaim — (v.) late 14c., from L. proclamare cry or call out, from pro forth (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + clamare to cry out (see CLAIM (Cf. claim) (v.)). Related: Proclaimed; proclaiming …   Etymology dictionary

  • proclaim — *declare, announce, publish, advertise, promulgate, broadcast Analogous words: *reveal, disclose, discover, divulge, tell: voice, utter, vent, ventilate (see EXPRESS vb): *inform, apprise …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • proclaim — [v] advertise, make known affirm, announce, annunciate, blast, blaze, blazon, broadcast, call, circulate, declare, demonstrate, disseminate, enunciate, evidence, evince, exhibit, expound, get on a soapbox*, give out, herald, illustrate, indicate …   New thesaurus

  • proclaim — ► VERB 1) announce officially or publicly. 2) declare (someone) officially or publicly to be. 3) indicate clearly. DERIVATIVES proclamation noun. ORIGIN Latin proclamare cry out …   English terms dictionary

  • proclaim — [prō klām′, prəklām′] vt. [ME proclamen < MFr proclamer < L proclamare < pro , before + clamare, to cry out: see PRO 1 & CLAMOR] 1. to announce officially; announce to be 2. to show to be [acts that proclaimed him a friend] 3. Rare to… …   English World dictionary

  • Proclaim! — infobox television show name = Proclaim! caption = format = News program, Catholic Mass runtime = Proclaim! 30 Minutes Altoona Johnstown Diocese Mass 60 Minutes creator = Deacon John Sroka host = Rev. Chuck Bridges, Bishop Joseph V. Adamec,… …   Wikipedia

  • proclaim */ — UK [prəˈkleɪm] / US verb [transitive] Word forms proclaim : present tense I/you/we/they proclaim he/she/it proclaims present participle proclaiming past tense proclaimed past participle proclaimed 1) a) to state something publicly Abbot has… …   English dictionary

  • proclaim — Announce An*nounce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Announced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Announcing}.] [OF. anoncier, F. annoncer, fr. L. annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius messenger, bearer of news. See {Nuncio}, and cf. {Annunciate}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proclaim — verb ADVERB ▪ loudly ▪ formally, officially ▪ openly, publicly ▪ proudly, triumphantly …   Collocations dictionary

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