aclamar
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aclamar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to appoint to a position)
a. to acclaim
Lo aclamaron dictador tras el éxito del golpe de estado militar.He was acclaimed dictator after the success of the military coup.
2. (to laud)
a. to applaud
La cantante fue aclamada por cientos de fans a su llegada al aeropuerto.The singer was applauded by hundreds of fans when she got to the airport.
b. to acclaim
En la graduación, aclamaron a Javier como una de las mentes más brillantes de nuestra generación.At the graduation, Javier was acclaimed as one of the greatest minds of our generation.
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aclamar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to acclaim
fue aclamado emperadorhe was acclaimed emperor
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aclamar
transitive verb
(proclamar) to acclaim; (aplaudir) to applaud
aclamar a algn por jefe to acclaim sb as leader; hail sb as leader
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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