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denunciate

Line breaks: de|nun¦ci|ate
Pronunciation: /dɪˈnʌnsɪeɪt/

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Definition of denunciate in English:

verb

[with object]
Publicly declare to be wrong or evil; denounce: about 1500 civilians joined the demonstration to denunciate terrorism

Origin

late 16th century: from medieval Latin denunciat-, from the verb denuntiare 'give official information', based on nuntius 'messenger': see -ate3.

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