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Definition of Denounce

Denounce

  1. To make known in a solemn or official manner; to declare; to proclaim (especially an evil).
  2. To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression.
  3. To point out as deserving of reprehension or punishment, etc.; to accuse in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize.

Denounce Quotations

Before the war is ended, the war party assumes the divine right to denounce and silence all opposition to war as unpatriotic and cowardly.
Robert M. La Follette

When political leaders fail to denounce anti-Semitic violence and slurs, the void is not only demoralizing to the victims, but silence actually enables the wrongdoing. Silence by elected officials in particular conveys approval - or at least acquiescence - and can contribute to a climate of fear and a sense of vulnerability.
Chris Smith

Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts, and politicians violently denounce the politicians of other countries.
Margaret Sanger

Muslims must speak out and explain who they are, what they believe in, what they stand for, what is the meaning of their life. They must have the courage to denounce what is said and done by certain Muslims in the name of their religion.
Tariq Ramadan

I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation. I know that's not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
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Denounce Translations

denounce in Danish is anklage
denounce in Dutch is aangeven, aanbrengen, klikken
denounce in Finnish is antaa ilmi
denounce in German is brandmarken
denounce in Spanish is delatar
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