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condemn

verb [T]
 
 
/kənˈdem/
NOT APPROVE to say very strongly that you think something is wrong or very bad: The Prime Minister was quick to condemn the terrorists.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
BUILDING to say that a building must be destroyed because it is not safe enough for people to useDestroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
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