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act of denunciation

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  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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… …   English World dictionary

  • denunciation — Act of denouncing. In the civil law, the act by which an individual informs a public officer, whose duty it is to prosecute offenders, that a crime has been committed. The giving of an information in the ecclesiastical courts by one who was not… …   Black's law dictionary

  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • Denunciation (penology) — Criminology and penology Theories Causes and correlates of crime Anomie Differential association theory Deviance …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • 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… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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 …   Wiktionary

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

  • 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… …   Universalium

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