condemned Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “condemned” in the English Dictionary

"condemned" in British English

See all translations


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…
What is the pronunciation of condemned?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“condemned” in British English

More meanings of “condemned”

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More