denunciation denunciation  /dɪ ˌnən si ˈeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a public act of denouncing

Usage(s):

  1. The revolutionary who heads Libya's government paused in his bitter denunciation of the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty just long enough to read the message.
  2. Bardot's defense Tuesday was that her passionate denunciation of the ritual slaughter of Eid-al-Kabir had been misinterpreted as an attack on Islam in France.
  3. The message of the tour, beyond the denunciation of the Bush Administration, is that Captain Mike is America.

News

  • Obama's Berlin speech: History raises the stakes

    BERLIN (AP) — Five years and 50 years. As President Barack Obama revisits Berlin, he can't escape those anniversaries and the inevitable comparisons to history and personal achievement. With his own 2008 speech at Berlin's Victory Column and former President John F. Kennedy's 1963 historic denunciation of the Soviet bloc as markers, Obama will use an address at the city's Brandenburg Gate on ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

Quotes

  1. "What became clear to me is that he was presenting a world view that contradicts who I am and what I stand for," Obama said. "And what I think particularly angered me was his suggestion somehow that my previous denunciation of his remarks...
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. "This is the most forceful denunciation President Carter has ever made about an American president," Brinkley said. "When you call somebody the worst president, that's volatile. Those are fighting words."
    on May 19, 2007 By: Douglas Brinkley Source: Washington Post

  3. "The black community - the vast majority of whom in these communities are decent, law-abiding people horrified at what is happening - need to be mobilised in denunciation of this gang culture that is killing innocent young black kids," said MR...
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: BBC News

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