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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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We ought to mention however, that the sciences of Egypt, that necromancy and magic, even the whitest, even the most innocent, had no more envenomed enemy, no more pitiless denunciator before the gentlemen of the officialty of Notre-Dame.
9) The field in which women were most strongly represented was among denunciators, around 30 percent of whom were female.
Borujerdi is the chairman of the Majlis National Security Committee and one of the most vocal denunciators of the United States to be found anywhere in the regime.