denunciation

  • 1 Denunciation — • Making known the crime of another to one who is his superior Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Denunciation     Denunciation      …

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  • 2 Denunciation — or abrogation refers to the announcement of a treaty s termination. Some treaties contain a termination clause that specifies that the treaty will terminate if a certain number of nations denounce the treaty. For instance, the Single Convention… …

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  • 3 Denunciation — De*nun ci*a tion, n. [L. denuntiatio, ciatio.] 1. Proclamation; announcement; a publishing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Public . . . denunciation of banns before marriage. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of denouncing; public menace or accusation;… …

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  • 4 Denunciatĭon — (v. lat. Denunciatio), 1) Anzeige, öffentliche Bekanntmachung, wie D. litis, s. Litis den.; D. matrimonii, das kirchliche Aufgebot von Brautleuten; 2) die Benachrichtigung des Gerichts ohne vorausgegangene Aufforderung über die Verübung eines… …

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  • 5 denunciation — I noun accusal, accusatio, accusation, anathema, aspersion, backbiting, blame, calumny, carping, castigation, censure, charge, chiding, commination, complaint, condemnation, contumely, coup de bee, criticism, damnation, decrial, defamation,… …

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  • 6 denunciation — early 15c., act of declaring or stating something, from L. denuntiationem (nom. denuntiatio), from pp. stem of denuntiare (see DENOUNCE (Cf. denounce)). Meaning a charge is mid 15c …

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  • 7 denunciation — [n] condemnation, criticism accusation, arraignment, blame, castigation, censure, charge, cursing, damning, denouncement, derogation, dressing down*, fulmination, incrimination, indictment, invective, knock*, obloquy, rap*, reprehension,… …

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  • 8 denunciation — ► NOUN ▪ the action of denouncing. DERIVATIVES denunciatory adjective …

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  • 9 denunciation — [dē nun΄sē ā′shən, dinun΄sē ā′shən] n. [ME denunciacioun < L denuntiatio < denuntiatus, pp. of denuntiare, to announce, denounce < de , intens. + nuntiare, ANNOUNCE] the act of denouncing denunciatory [di nun΄sə tôr΄ē] adj. denunciative… …

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  • 10 denunciation — [[t]dɪnʌ̱nsie͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] denunciations 1) N VAR: oft N of n Denunciation of someone or something is severe public criticism of them. On September 24, he wrote a stinging denunciation of his critics... He has been scathing in his denunciation of… …

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  • 11 denunciation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ angry, bitter, fierce (esp. BrE), strong ▪ public ▪ ritual VERB + DENUNCIATION ▪ …

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  • 12 denunciation — n. 1) to issue, make a denunciation 2) a bitter, scathing, strong, vehement; sweeping denunciation * * * [dɪˌnʌnsɪ eɪʃ(ə)n] make a denunciation scathing strong sweeping denunciation vehement a bitter to issue …

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  • 13 denunciation — UK [dɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms denunciation : singular denunciation plural denunciations 1) very strong public criticism of someone or something Her comments have been interpreted as a denunciation of… …

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  • 14 denunciation — de|nun|ci|a|tion [ dı,nʌnsi eıʃn ] noun count or uncount 1. ) very strong public criticism of someone or something: Her comments have been interpreted as a denunciation of government policy. 2. ) the act of telling the authorities that someone… …

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  • 15 denunciation — noun Date: 1548 an act of denouncing; especially a public condemnation • denunciative adjective • denunciatory adjective …

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  • 16 denunciation — /di nun see ay sheuhn, shee /, n. 1. an act or instance of denouncing; public censure or condemnation. 2. an accusation of crime before a public prosecutor or tribunal. 3. notice of the termination or the renouncement of an international… …

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  • 17 denunciation — noun a) Proclamation; announcement; a publishing. b) The act of denouncing; public menace or accusation; the act of inveighing against, stigmatizing, or publicly arraigning; arraignment. See Also: denunciative, denunciatory …

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  • 18 denunciation — Synonyms and related words: accusal, accusation, accusing, allegation, allegement, anathema, anathematizing, arraignment, ban, bill of particulars, blame, blasphemy, bringing of charges, bringing to book, bulldozing, castigation, censure, charge …

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  • 19 denunciation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. accusation; disapprobation, censure, condemnation, arraignment; male diction, imprecation, diatribe, anathema; threat. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. condemnation, indictment, charge, censure; see accusation …

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  • 20 denunciation — de|nun|ci|a|tion [dıˌnʌnsiˈeıʃən] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: denuntiatio, from denuntiare; DENOUNCE] a public statement in which you criticize someone or something …

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