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denounce

denounce /dɪˈnaʊns/ verb

Definition:
1: to publicly state that someone or something is bad or wrong : to criticize (someone or something) harshly and publicly

2: to report (someone) to the police or other authorities for illegal or immoral acts — often + as

فِعْل : يَشْجُب . يتّهِم
Synonyms:
anathematize, censure, condemn, damn, decry, execrate, reprehend, reprobate

Antonyms:
bless


Examples:
  • The N.F.L. commissioner encouraged players’ peaceful protests, taking their side after President Trump denounced kneeling during the national anthem.
  • The government called on the group to denounce the use of violence.
  • The film was denounced for the way it portrayed its female characters.
  • The film was denounced [=condemned] as sexist.
  • His former followers now denounce him as a traitor.
  • The plan was denounced as risky and dangerous.
  • She had to flee the country after being denounced as a spy to government authorities.
  • The government called on the group to denounce the use of violence.
  • The film was denounced for the way it portrayed its female characters.
  • Scores of arrests, windows smashed and stores in flames. Looting denounced by protest organizers as thievery committed by outside agitators.
  • It was denounced by officials in mainland China and disowned by Hong Kong’s education bureau.
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Mr. ‏El-Sayed Ramadan ‎ ‎

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