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condemn
American English: /kənˈdɛm/
British English: /kənˈdɛm/

Translation of condemn in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (sentence) he was condemned to death
    lo condenaron or fue condenado a muerte
    they were condemned to a life of poverty
    estaban condenados a vivir en la miseria
    the condemned cell
    la celda de los condenados a muerte
    the condemned man
    1.2 (censure)
    Example sentences
    • Needless to say, Rampersad was roundly condemned and his plan is probably gathering dust somewhere in the archives.
    • Campaigners have condemned the Government's plans, with non-food pubs exempt from restrictions, as ‘half measures’.
    • All such diabolic, yet cowardly actions must be severely condemned, censured and deterred with steeled resolve and equally resolute counteraction.
  • 2 2.1 (declare unusable)
    (building)
    declarar ruinoso
    (meat/food product)
    declarar no apto para el consumo
    Example sentences
    • The bridge was immediately closed, and a second opinion sought before it was officially condemned.
    • After a month of operations, only two of the eight original aircraft were still operational, and even they were eventually condemned as unfit for service.
    • In their opinion, the justices noted that state legislatures are free to pass laws that bar officials from condemning property for private development.
    2.2 (in US: convert to public use)
    (building)
    expropiar (por causa de utilidad pública)

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