Definition of 'proclaim'
Video: pronunciation of 'proclaim'
Example sentences containing 'proclaim'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Their history proudly proclaims a country which fights to the last. The Sun (2013)This affirmation publicly proclaims to the church that you and the youth pastor are a team. Christianity Today (2000)Nobody proudly proclaims their illiteracy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In 36 years he proudly proclaimed he'd only had one week off for illness. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They seize key locations in Dublin and proclaim independence from Britain. The Sun (2014)Croatia and Slovenia proclaim independence from Yugoslavia. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'proclaim'
In Common Usage. proclaim is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
Translations for 'proclaim'
British English: proclaim VERB
If people proclaim something, they formally make it known to the public.
They proclaimed their independence in 1880.
Definition of proclaim from the Collins English Dictionary
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.