ADJ. great | general, public, universal, wide, widespread | popular | critical Her latest novel has won great critical acclaim. | international, national, worldwide
VERB + ACCLAIM earn (sb), gain (sb), meet with, receive, win His discoveries earned him wide acclaim.
PREP. to … ~ The play opened last week to universal acclaim. | ~ for She received international acclaim for her interpretation of Chopin. | ~ from acclaim from the critics
PHRASES be critically acclaimed, be highly/internationally/widely acclaimed This book has been widely acclaimed as a modern classic.