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denounceverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈnaʊns/
  • denounce verb [T] (CRITICIZE)

to ​criticize something or someone ​strongly and ​publicly: The government's ​economicpolicy has been denounced on all ​sides. We must denounce ​injustice and ​oppression.
  • denounce verb [T] (ACCUSE)

to ​accuse someone ​publicly of being something that is ​bad or ​wrong: His ​formercolleagues have denounced him as a ​spy.
(Definition of denounce from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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denounceverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈnɑʊns/
to ​criticize someone or something ​strongly and ​publicly: The ​teachers denounced the ​contractoffer as ​inadequate.
(Definition of denounce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “denounce”
in Spanish denunciar…
in Vietnamese tố giác…
in Malaysian kecam…
in Thai ประณาม…
in French dénoncer…
in German anklagen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 批评, (公开)谴责,痛斥…
in Turkish alenen kınamak, suçlamak…
in Russian осуждать…
in Indonesian menuduh…
in Chinese (Traditional) 批評, (公開)譴責,痛斥…
in Polish potępiać…
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