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Public ImportancePlay
Use 'proclaim' when something significant is announced to the public, often officially. SlideThe mayor proclaimed the opening of the new park.
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Grand ExpressionPlay
'Proclaim' suggests a declaration made with great formality or emphasis, not casually. SlideThe leader proclaimed the start of the revolution.
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Attention GrabbingPlay
Using 'proclaim' indicates that the speaker wants to attract attention and emphasize what is said. SlideThey proclaimed their commitment to environmental causes.