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"name and shame" in British English

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name and shame

mainly UK
to publicly say that a person, group, or business has done something wrong: The report names and shames companies that are not doing enough to fight industrial pollution.
(Definition of name and shame from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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name and shameverb [T]

uk   us  
to say publicly that a person, company, etc. has behaved in a bad or illegal way: MEPs called for the auditors to name and shame the countries guilty of misusing EU funds.

name and shameadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
also name-and-shame relating to the activity of saying publicly that a person, company, etc. has behaved in a bad or illegal way: It is disappointing to see these two banks, with all their resources, on the name-and-shame list. This newspaper does not operate a name-and-shame policy.
(Definition of name and shame from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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