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English definition of “condemn”

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
(Definition of condemn verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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