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English definition of “condemn sb to (do) sth”

condemn sb to (do) sth

phrasal verb with condemn     /kənˈdem/ verb [T]
to say what the punishment of someone who has committed a serious crime will be: She was condemned to death and executed two weeks later. [often passive] They were condemned to spend the rest of their lives in prison.Death penalties
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