Meaning of “denunciation” in the English Dictionary

"denunciation" in British English

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denunciationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /dɪˌnʌn.siˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /dɪˌnʌn.siˈeɪ.ʃən/

denunciation noun [ C or U ] (CRITICISM)

public criticism of something or someone

denunciation noun [ C or U ] (ACCUSATION)

the act of accusing someone in public of something bad:

his denunciation as a traitor

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

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denunciationnoun [ C/U ]

us /dɪˌnʌn·siˈeɪ·ʃən/

a strong, public criticism:

[ C ] He gave a ringing denunciation of fascism.

(Definition of “denunciation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)