An example of acclamation would be a standing ovation.
Elected by acclamation.
With no one running against her, she won by acclamation.
A motion passed by acclamation.
Origin of acclamation
- Latin acclāmātiō acclāmātiōn- from acclāmātus past participle of acclāmāre to shout at acclaim
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Compare French acclamation.
- First attested in 1541.