Definitions for proclamationˌprɒk ləˈmeɪ ʃən
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announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration(noun)
a formal public statement
"the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice
"his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"
a statement which is proclaimed; a formal public announcement
the act of proclaiming; official or general notice; publication
that which is proclaimed, publicly announced, or officially declared; a published ordinance; as, the proclamation of a king; a Thanksgiving proclamation
Origin: [F. proclamation, L. proclamatio. See Proclaim.]
A proclamation is an official declaration. In English law, a proclamation is a formal announcement, made under the great seal, of some matter which the King in Council or Queen Regnant in Council desires to make known to his or her subjects: e.g., the declaration of war, or state of emergency, the statement of neutrality, the summoning or dissolution of Parliament, or the bringing into operation of the provisions of some statute the enforcement of which the legislature has left to the discretion of the king in the announcement . Royal proclamations of this character, made in furtherance of the executive power of the Crown, are binding on the subject, "where they do not either contradict the old laws or tend to establish new ones, but only confine the execution of such laws as are already in being in such matter as the sovereign shall judge necessary". Royal proclamations, which, although not made in pursuance of the executive powers of the Crown, either call upon the subjects to fulfil some duty which they are by law bound to perform, or to abstain from any acts or conduct already prohibited by law, are lawful and right, and disobedience to them is an aggravation of the offence
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A document published to the inhabitants of an area that sets forth the basis of authority and scope of activities of a commander in a given area and which defines the obligations, liabilities, duties, and rights of the population affected.
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The Church points only to Christ and anything that gets in the way of that proclamation weakens her mission.
We are certain that there is forgiveness, because there is a Gospel, and the very essence of the Gospel lies in the proclamation of the pardon of sin.
This emergency proclamation cuts red tape and helps the state quickly mobilize all available resources, we will do everything necessary to protect California's coastline.
Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.
The alarming increase in unsheltered individuals and families over the past two years is particularly significant on Oahu, this proclamation will expedite the state's plans to help these individuals and families to more quickly transition to permanent housing.
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