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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·cla·ma·tion /ˌækləˈmeʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cla·ma·tion n.
 1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
    On such a day, a holiday having been voted by acclamation, an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children.   --Southey.
 2. Antiq. A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
 3. In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections; specif. R. C. Ch., the election of a pope or other ecclesiastic by unanimous consent of the electors, without a ballot.
 Acclamation medals are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim";
          "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave
          him more eclat than he really deserved" [syn: acclaim,
          plaudits, plaudit, eclat]