- (verb) to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud; “to acclaim the conquering heroes.”
- celebrated, admired, highly rated, honoured; “an acclaimed public figure”
- (noun) enthusiastic and public praise; “she has won acclaim for her commitment to democracy”
Acclaim (अक्लैम) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
- जयकार, जय-जयकार करना, वाह-वाह करना, स्वागत करना, स्तुति करना
- early 17th century (in the sense ‘express approval’): from Latin acclamare, from ad- ‘to’ + clamare ‘to shout’. The change in the ending was due to association with claim. Current senses date from the 17th century.
Acclaim in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)
- She has never been an actress who aspires for National Awards or critical acclaim.
- Beyonce’s Super Bowl halftime performance of her new song, “Formation,” was met with acclaim by her fans and the mainstream media.
- Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ as an effort which deserves national acclaim and appreciation, Paswan said..
- If we did 10 films a year, three might work and one might get some acclaim.
- Sonu Sood, who earned acclaim for his role in Jodhaa Akbar, will play a pivotal role in the film, which is expected to start rolling next week.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of acclaim
- acclaim = reach your ‘AIM’, you will be acclaimed hero
Director Nila Madhab Panda on his Internationally Acclaimed Film – I Am Kalam