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de·nun·ci·a·tion  (d-nns-shn, -sh-)
1. The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
2. The act of accusing another of a crime before a public prosecutor.

[Middle English denunciacioun, from Latin dnntiti, dnntitin-, from dnntitus, past participle of dnntire, to announce; see denounce.]

de·nunci·ative (-tv, --tv), de·nunci·a·tory (--tôr, -tr) adj.

denunciation (dɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən)
1. open condemnation; censure; denouncing
2. (Law) law 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. an announcement in the form of an impending threat or warning

de•nun•ci•a•tion (dɪˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi-)

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]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
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

2. implication, accusation, indictment, incrimination, denouncement, inculpation Denunciation by family, friends and colleagues inevitably sowed distrust.
denunciation [dɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən] N (gen) → denuncia f
denunciation [dɪˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən] n [person, thing] → dénonciation f
Denver boot [ˌdɛnvərˈbuːt] (US) n (= clamp) → sabot m (de Denver)
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

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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.
"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.
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.
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