condemned Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /kənˈdemd/

condemned adjective (PERSON)

A condemned ​person is someone who is going to be ​killed, ​especially as a ​punishment for having ​committed a very ​seriouscrime, such as ​murder.

condemned adjective (BUILDING)

A condemned ​building that has been ​officiallyjudged not ​safe for ​people to ​live in or to use, or ​food that has been ​officiallyjudged not ​safe to ​eat.
(Definition of condemned from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “condemned”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, (罪犯)被判死刑的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, (罪犯)被判死刑的…
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