What does proclamation mean?

Definitions for proclamation
ˌprɒk ləˈmeɪ ʃənprocla·ma·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declarationnoun

    a formal public statement

    "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"

  2. proclamation, promulgationnoun

    the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice

    "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"

Wiktionary

  1. proclamationnoun

    a statement which is proclaimed; a formal public announcement

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Proclamationnoun

    Etymology: proclámatio, Lat. proclamation, Fr. from proclaim.

    If the king sent a proclamation for their repair to their houses, some nobleman published a protestation against those proclamations. Edward Hyde.

Wikipedia

  1. Proclamation

    A proclamation (Lat. proclamare, to make public by announcement) is an official declaration issued by a person of authority to make certain announcements known. Proclamations are currently used within the governing framework of some nations and are usually issued in the name of the head of state.

ChatGPT

  1. proclamation

    A proclamation is a public or official announcement or declaration about a matter of great importance. This is often declared by a person in authority such as a government official or leader. The content of a proclamation varies widely, from laws or regulations, to ceremonial observances, to urgent orders.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proclamationnoun

    the act of proclaiming; official or general notice; publication

  2. Proclamationnoun

    that which is proclaimed, publicly announced, or officially declared; a published ordinance; as, the proclamation of a king; a Thanksgiving proclamation

  3. Etymology: [F. proclamation, L. proclamatio. See Proclaim.]

Wikidata

  1. Proclamation

    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

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. proclamation

    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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. proclamation

    The act of publishing abroad; conspicuous announcements; official or general notice; publication; that which is put forth by way of public notice; an official public announcement or declaration; a published ordinance; as, the proclamation of a king. A proclamation may be issued to declare the intention of the head of a government to exercise some prerogative or enforce some law which has for a long time been dormant or suspended. In time of war, the head of the government by a proclamation may lay an embargo on shipping, and order the ports to be shut. But the most usual class of proclamations are admonitory notices for the prevention of offenses, consisting of formal declarations of existing laws and penalties, and of the intention to enforce them. Proclamations are only binding when they do not contradict existing laws, or tend to establish new ones, but only enforce the execution of those which are already in being, in such manner as the head of the government judges necessary.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proclamation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proclamation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of proclamation in a Sentence

  1. Noel Francisco:

    Campaign statements are made by a private citizen before he takes the oath of office and before, under the Opinions Clause of the Constitution, receives the advice of his Cabinet, and that those are constitutionally significant acts that mark the fundamental transformation from being a private citizen to the embodiment of the executive branch, but I would also say here it doesn't matter, because, here, the statements that they principally rely on don't actually address the meaning of the proclamation itself. This is not a so-called Muslim ban. If it were, it would be the most ineffective Muslim ban that one could possibly imagine since not only does it exclude the vast majority of the Muslim world, it also omits three Muslim-majority countries that were covered by past orders, including Iraq, Chad and Sudan.

  2. Chuck Schumer:

    This guilty verdict serves as an official proclamation of what so many of us have known for nearly a year: George Floyd was murdered by an officer who was sworn to protect and serve.

  3. David Mamet:

    The proclamation and repetition of first principles is a constant feature of life in our democracy. Active adherence to these principles, however, has always been considered un-American. We recipients of the boon of liberty have always been ready, when faced with discomfort, to discard any and all first principles of liberty, and, further, to indict those who do not freely join with us in happily arrogating those principles.

  4. Associate Justice:

    This repackaging does little to cleanse [the policy] of the appearance of discrimination that the president’s words have created, based on the evidence in the record, a reasonable observer would conclude that the proclamation was motivated by anti-Muslim animus.

  5. Jamal Brown:

    Consistent with the President's proclamation, the Department of Defense is proceeding with canceling all border barrier construction projects paid for with funds originally intended for other military missions and functions such as schools for military children, overseas military construction projects in partner nations, and the National Guard and Reserve equipment account, doD has begun taking all necessary actions to cancel border barrier projects and to coordinate with interagency partners. Today's action reflects this Administration's continued commitment to defending our nation and supporting our service members and their families.

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