acclaim noun [ U ]

public approval and praise
Despite the critical acclaim, the novel did not sell well.

Hamlet was played by Romania’s leading actor, Ion Caramitrou, to rapturous acclaim.
acclaim  verb [ T often passive ]

to give public approval and praise
She was universally/widely/publicly acclaimed for her contribution to the discovery.

She is being acclaimed (= publicly recognized) as the greatest dancer of her generation.
acclaimed  adjective

an acclaimed artist/writer/poet

‘Dinner Party’, based on the critically acclaimed novel by Bill Davies, was made into a film last year.
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