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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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In that morning's papers Jurgis had read a fierce denunciation of the packers by Scully, who had declared that if they did not treat their people better the city authorities would end the matter by tearing down their plants.
What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slav- ery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
He saw that the spy was fearful of his drinking himself into a fit state for the immediate denunciation of him.
Micawber's memorable denunciation a threatening allusion was made by Uriah Heep to your aunt's - husband.
If you have read Swedenborg, you will remember his denunciation of the lust of variety.
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.
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.
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.
He presently began a long and intricate denunciation of the commander of the forces.
He seemed to choke, tugged at the throat button of the cloak, jumped up open-mouthed as if to hurl curses and denunciation, but instantly mastered himself, and, wrapping up the cloak closer about him, sat down on the deck again as quiet as ever.
You should have come in a little sooner, Arthur, to hear Joshua's denunciation of his neighbour Will Maskery.
Boythorn was a long one, and a stormy one too, I should think, for although his room was at some distance I heard his loud voice rising every now and then like a high wind, and evidently blowing perfect broadsides of denunciation.