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tr.v. de·nounced, de·nounc·ing, de·nounc·es
1. To condemn openly as being wrong or reprehensible. See Synonyms at criticize.
2. To inform against (someone); accuse publicly.
3. To give formal announcement of the ending of (a treaty).

[Middle English denouncen, to proclaim, from Anglo-Norman denuncier and Medieval Latin dēnūntiāre, both from Latin : dē-, de- + nūntiāre, to announce (from nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots).]

de·nounce′ment n.
de·nounc′er n.
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Being here presently denounced, he had for a time succeeded in evading the officers of Justice, but being at length seized while in the act of flight, he had resisted them, and had - he best knew whether by express design, or in the blindness of his hardihood - caused the death of his denouncer, to whom his whole career was known.
And all the worse for the doomed man, that the denouncer was a well-known citizen, his own attached friend, the father of his wife.
Jasper as the denouncer and pursuer of Neville Landless, and Mr.
Khan is also a vociferous denouncer of American drone policy, and a relentless supporter of Pakistan not becoming a part of any war against any country.
(51) Tapping into these fears allowed the denouncer to emphasize the alleged danger that Shelkova posed to public health and respectability
Tried at "People's Courts" as "Ustashe and denouncer" and executed on the mountain Mosor, 26 May 1943.
The doctor, unhappy with the conviction he received in Romania, filed a complaint to the ECHR, where he complained that he did not have a correct trial, that, in reality, he was caused by the denouncer to accept bribes when the recording was done, that he was not informed during interrogation about his rights and the charges against him.
Kochubei (1768-1834), a relative of Mazepa's denouncer, informed the author that Tsar Alexander I had elevated him for this work to the rank of Active Councilor of State.
Tracing a genealogy of sociology both in its scientific and in its ethical register, Ranciere examines the ways the new sociology of Bourdieu came to occupy "the position of sole legitimate denouncer" (2012b, page 160) on the basis of its ability to detect the symbolic misunderstandings that allow for the reproduction of class distinctions.
Herman Crtinery Hesse was an early denouncer of software "packages" sold to African businesses by giant multinationals.
He shared a fate similar to that of Alexander Solzhenitsyn, perhaps the most noteworthy denouncer of the evils of totalitarianism, in coming home for good from a life in exile.
Second, he demonstrates in his engagement with his critics, that any attempt to deny the conditions of his theory of argumentation involves the denouncer in a 'performative contradiction'.