Meaning of “condemnation” in the English Dictionary

"condemnation" in British English

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condemnationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌkɒn.dəmˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːn.dəmˈneɪ.ʃən/

the act of condemning something or someone:

The shooting of the police officer has received universal condemnation.
adjective uk /kənˈdem.nə.tri/ us /kənˈdem.nə.tɔːr.i/

a condemnatory speech/tone

(Definition of “condemnation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)