Translation of condemnation in Spanish:

condemnation

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːndemˈneɪʃən; ˌkɒndemˈneɪʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (censure) condena (feminine), repulsa (feminine) these actions deserve worldwide condemnation estas acciones merecen la condena internacional
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    • We ask you to add your voice to the growing chorus of condemnation of Australia's refugee program.
    • Most telling about the agenda of Human Rights Watch is the joint NGO statement of condemnation regarding the Beslan terrorist massacre.
    • There is much about rehearsals, interpretations, recommendations or condemnations of performers.
    1.2 (sentencing) condemnation to sth condena (feminine)a algo
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    • All the time he was under condemnation at Newgate he seemed only to meditate on making his escape.
    • As a result, they repeatedly solicited papal bulls condemning Jansenist works, and persecuted priests who refused formally to accept the condemnations.
    • Condemnation of the serial killer has been matched by criticism of the ineffective work of the local police and school headmasters.
    1.3 (of property) declaración (feminine) de ruinoso; (of meat, food product) declaración (feminine) de no apto para el consumo 1.4 (in US: of land) expropiación (feminine) ([ por causa de utilidad pública ])

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