Denunciation meaning

dĭ-nŭnsē-āshən, -shē-
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The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.
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The act of denouncing.
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Denunciation is defined as the act of condemning or accusing in public, or giving formal notice of the end of an agreement.

An example of a denunciation is publicly telling the evil doings of an elected official.

An example of a denunciation is to send a written notice to students that a previous agreement to honor lower prices for excellent grades is no longer going to be honored.

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The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
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Proclamation; announcement; a publishing.
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The act of denouncing; public menace or accusation; the act of inveighing against, stigmatizing, or publicly arraigning; arraignment.
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That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
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Origin of denunciation

  • Middle English denunciacioun from Latin dēnūntiātiō dēnūntiātiōn- from dēnūntiātus past participle of dēnūntiāre to announce denounce

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition