proclamation
proc·la·ma·tion /ˌprä-klə-'mā-shən/ n
1: the act of proclaiming
2: something proclaimed; specif: an official formal public announcement (as a public notice, edict, or decree) compare declaration, executive order

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

proclamation
I noun announcement, annunciation, declaration, decree, decretal, edict, edictum, exclamation, fiat, mandate, manifesto, message, notification, official publication, promulgation, pronouncement, public announcement, public avowal, public notice, publication, recitation, rescript, statement II index adjudication, avouchment, canon, charge (command), charter (declaration of rights), communication (statement), declaration, decree, dictate, directive, disclosure (act of disclosing), disclosure (something disclosed), divulgation, issuance, notice (announcement), notification, order (judicial directive), ordinance, publication (disclosure), publicity, report (detailed account)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


proclamation
n.
The act of announcing something officially or publicly; an official or public announcement, especially of some governmental action or policy; a bailiff’s announcement that the court is about to do something.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


proclamation
An act that formally declares to the general public that the government has acted in a particular way. A written or printed document issued by a superior government executive, such as the president or governor, which sets out such a declaration by the government.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


proclamation
An act that formally declares to the general public that the government has acted in a particular way. A written or printed document issued by a superior government executive, such as the president or governor, which sets out such a declaration by the government.

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  • proclamation — [ prɔklamasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1370; lat. proclamatio 1 ♦ Action de proclamer. Vx Proclamation d un roi, d un empereur. Mod. (Choses) La proclamation de la république. Proclamation des résultats d un examen. 2 ♦ Discours ou écrit public contenant ce qu …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Proclamation — Proc la*ma tion, n. [F. proclamation, L. proclamatio. See {Proclaim}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of proclaiming; official or general notice; publication. [1913 Webster] King Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; none was exempted. 1 Kings …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proclamation — s. f. v. Publication, action par laquelle on proclame. A la proclamation de l Empereur. faire une proclamation. faire des proclamations. Il signifie aussi, L acte qui fait voir que la chose est proclamée; comme, J ay les proclamations des bans… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • proclamation — (n.) late 14c., act of making public, also that which is proclaimed; from O.Fr. proclamacion and directly from L. proclamationem (nom. proclamatio), noun of action from pp. stem of proclamare (see PROCLAIM (Cf. proclaim)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • proclamation — declaration, announcement, publication, advertisement, promulgation, broadcasting (see under DECLARE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • proclamation — [n] advertisement, announcement broadcast, declaration, decree, edict, manifesto, notice, notification, promulgation, pronouncement, pronunciamento*, publication; concepts 271,278 Ant. secret …   New thesaurus

  • proclamation — [präk΄lə mā′shən] n. [ME proclamacion < MFr < L proclamatio] 1. a proclaiming or being proclaimed 2. something that is proclaimed, or announced officially …   English World dictionary

  • proclamation — The act of publicly proclaiming or publishing; a formal declaration; an avowal; a public announcement giving notice of a governmental act that has been done or is to be done. The act of causing some governmental matters to be published or made… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Proclamation — A proclamation (Lat. proclamare , to make public by announcement) is an official declaration.British royal proclamationsIn English law, a proclamation is a formal announcement ( Royal Proclamation ), made under the great seal, of some matter… …   Wikipedia

  • PROCLAMATION — s. f. Publication solennelle, action par laquelle on proclame. La proclamation de l empereur. À la proclamation de tel prince. Faire une proclamation. Faire des proclamations. La proclamation d une loi, d un édit.   Il se dit aussi de L écrit qui …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

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