Denounce - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈnaʊns|  American pronunciation of the word denounce
Brit.  |dɪˈnaʊns|  British pronunciation of the word denounce

verb

- speak out against

He denounced the Nazis

- to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful(syn: brand, mark, stigmatise, stigmatize)

He denounced the government action

- announce the termination of, as of treaties
- give away information about somebody (syn: betray, grass, rat, shit, shop, snitch, stag)

Examples

The government called on the group to denounce the use of violence.

The film was denounced for the way it portrayed its female characters.

He denounced the Nazis

He denounced the government action

denounce the scrofulous wealth of the times

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: denounce
he/she/it: denounces
present participle: denouncing
past tense: denounced
past participle: denounced
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