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denounce

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdenouncede‧nounce /dɪˈnaʊns/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 DISAPPROVEto express strong disapproval of someone or something, especially in publicdenunciation 🔊 Amnesty International denounced the failure by the authorities to take action.denounce somebody/something as something 🔊 He denounced the election as a farce.2 TELL A SECRETto give information to the police or another authority about someone’s illegal political activitiesdenounce somebody to somebody 🔊 She denounced him to the police.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
denounceThere are many more definitions of art besides Tolstoy's own and those which he denounced.His music was considered so controversial at the time that Coleman was denounced by many critics and musicians.Darwin's theories about evolution were denounced by many people.In December, flouting the order, he reappeared at Allhallows and denounced Cromwell's church settlement.The women wrote a Fat Manifesto, denounced dieting and media standards of thinness, and named themselves the Fat Underground.The man in question followed her, denounced her, and wrote letters to everyone in power.But this time there were two glaring differences: The second correspondence denounced the first.At which Father Dooley rose unsteadily in his seat and denounced the philosophy behind the words.Residents denounced the plan because of traffic and parking problems.Community leaders were quick to denounce the police for reacting too violently to the disturbances.She also urged him to denounce the protest from the pulpit.The Republicans denounced the waste of public money involved in the new program.denounce somebody/something as somethingCatholic bishops denounced the movie as immoral.denounce somebody to somebodyAnja eventually denounced him to the secret police.
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Verb table
denounce
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydenounce
he, she, itdenounces
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydenounced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave denounced
he, she, ithas denounced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad denounced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill denounce
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have denounced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam denouncing
he, she, itis denouncing
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you, we, theyare denouncing
Past
I, he, she, itwas denouncing
you, we, theywere denouncing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been denouncing
he, she, ithas been denouncing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been denouncing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be denouncing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been denouncing
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