transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 1.1 (sentence) condenar 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 el condenado a muerte 1.2 (censure) condenarMore 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 2.2 (in US: convert to public use) [building] expropiar ([ por causa de utilidad pública ])More 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.