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de·nun·ci·a·tion

 (dĭ-nŭn′sē-ā′shən, -shē-)
n.
1. The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
2. The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.

[Middle English denunciacioun, from Latin dēnūntiātiō, dēnūntiātiōn-, from dēnūntiātus, past participle of dēnūntiāre, to announce; see denounce.]

de·nun′ci·a′tive (-ā′tĭv, -ə-tĭv), de·nun′ci·a·to′ry (-ə-tôr′ē) adj.

denunciation

(dɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən)
n
1. open condemnation; censure; denouncing
2. (Law) law obsolete a charge or accusation of crime made by an individual before a public prosecutor or tribunal
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a formal announcement of the termination of a treaty
4. archaic an announcement in the form of an impending threat or warning

de•nun•ci•a•tion

(dɪˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi-)

n.
1. an act or instance of denouncing.
2. an accusation of crime before a public prosecutor or tribunal.
3. notice of the termination or the renouncement of an international agreement or part thereof.
[1540–50; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.denunciation - a public act of denouncingdenunciation - a public act of denouncing    
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
excoriation - severe censure
diatribe, fulmination - thunderous verbal attack
philippic, tirade, broadside - a speech of violent denunciation
damnation - the act of damning
curse, execration, condemnation - an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group

denunciation

noun
2. implication, accusation, indictment, incrimination, denouncement, inculpation Denunciation by family, friends and colleagues inevitably sowed distrust.

denunciation

noun
1. A comment expressing fault:
Informal: pan.
Slang: knock.
2. A charging of someone with a misdeed:
Translations
إتِّهام، شَجْب
obžaloba
fordømmelse
feljelentés
fordæming; ákæra
açıkça suçlamaitham etme

denunciation

[dɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən] N (gen) → denuncia f

denunciation

[dɪˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən] n [person, thing] → dénonciation fDenver boot [ˌdɛnvərˈbuːt] (US) n (= clamp) → sabot m (de Denver)

denunciation

n (= accusation)Anprangerung f, → Brandmarkung f; (= informing)Denunziation f; (= condemnation)Verurteilung f; (of treaty)(Auf)kündigung f; the book is a sustained denunciation of …das Buch ist eine einzige Anklage gegen …

denunciation

[dɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃn] ndenuncia; (in public) → pubblica accusa

denounce

(diˈnauns) verb
to accuse publicly (of a crime etc). He was denounced as a murderer.
denunciation (dinansiˈeiʃən) noun
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Under the storm of denunciation Brissenden complacently sipped his toddy and affirmed that everything the other said was quite true, with the exception of the magazine editors.
Mr Allworthy answered to all this, and much more, which the captain had urged on this subject, "That, however guilty the parents might be, the children were certainly innocent: that as to the texts he had quoted, the former of them was a particular denunciation against the Jews, for the sin of idolatry, of relinquishing and hating their heavenly King; and the latter was parabolically spoken, and rather intended to denote the certain and necessary consequences of sin, than any express judgment against it.
No, no," continued Danglars; "if we resolve on such a step, it would be much better to take, as I now do, this pen, dip it into this ink, and write with the left hand (that the writing may not be recognized) the denunciation we propose.
It was a fearful denunciation, even without the words that would follow--his own words.
Less figuratively speaking, he came up into the printing-office to expose from the book the nefarious plagiarism of an editor in a neighboring city, who had adapted with the change of names and a word or two here and there, whole passages from the essay on Barere, to the denunciation of a brother editor.
He saw that the spy was fearful of his drinking himself into a fit state for the immediate denunciation of him.
She was terrific in denunciation of the girl's wickedness.
As the ceremony of a formal denunciation of war has of late fallen into disuse, the presence of an enemy within our territories must be waited for, as the legal warrant to the government to begin its levies of men for the protection of the State.
If he had heard what Emily had heard at the time of her aunt's last illness, he would have called to mind Miss Letitia's betrayal of her interest in some man unknown, whom she believed to have been beguiled by Miss Jethro--and he would have perceived that the vindictive hatred, thus produced, must have inspired the letter of denunciation which the schoolmistress had acknowledged.
He listened like one who doubted, not entirely convinced: and he muttered between his teeth the denunciation, with which a moment before he intended to precede the summary vengeance he had certainly meditated.
What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slav- ery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
She trusted him and told him of the awful repugnance she felt for the cruelties of their kind, for the hideous, loveless lives they must ever lead, and then she waited for the storm of denunciation to break from his cold, hard lips; but instead he took her in his arms and kissed her.