Definitions

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  • v. To condemn openly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To denounce; to condemn publicly or solemnly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as denounce.

Etymologies

From Latin denuntiatus ("announced"), past participle of denuntio ("I declare"). See denounce. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sexual harassment is a serious problem and often the injured party can not denunciate.

    Latest Letterman controversy raises workplace issues for women

  • It would be so much nobler (we are tempted to think) to stand up and protest and denunciate; to throw gloom and dissension into a happy home and wreck (if you are the affectionate son I believe you to be) your own happiness, not to speak of usefulness.

    Memoirs of Arthur Hamilton B A Of Trinity College Cambridge

  • 'Montroymont,' the curate said, 'the deil's in 't but I'll have to denunciate your leddy again.'

    Lay Morals

  • In the field of musical history especially, 'a little 'knowledge has proved 'a dangerous thing;' for, where slight descriptions exist of instruments of music, latitude is left for every writer to form his own theory, to fight for it, and denunciate those who differ from it.

    Music and Some Highly Musical People

  • Brazilian government enforces that consulates and embassies do not denunciate Brazilians living abroad illegally.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Whitehall in the beginning of this war, that the vicinage of Europe had not only a right, but an indispensable duty and an exigent interest, to denunciate this new work, before it had produced the danger we have so sorely felt, and which we shall long feel.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 05 (of 12)

  • Mark Raidpere's video showing inmates from an Estonian prison, Rainer Ganahl's 'Homeland Security', and Boris Sineck's interpretation of Chris Burden's 'Shoot' allow the specator to contemplate their existing views on when it is fully justified to denunciate, and if they tend to ignore that there may be a second side to every story.

    Londonist

  • Sunday night to denunciate United States trade actions.

    NYT > Home Page

  • ‘Montroymont,’ the curate said, ‘the deil’s in ‘t but I’ll have to denunciate your leddy again.’

    Lay Morals

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