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denounce

Pronunciation: /dɪˈnaʊns/

Translation of denounce in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (inform against) denunciar they denounced him to the police as a thief lo denunciaron a la policía por ladrón
    Example sentences
    • An informer who denounces someone to the government to be killed, imprisoned, or even fined is likened to an assailant, since being arrested can be a dangerous and traumatic experience.
    • What if the secret services denounced someone based upon information extracted under torture?
    • If he has not abused his authority and betrayed children, he is still guilty of not denouncing those who did.
    1.2 (censure) [action/attitude] denunciar
    Example sentences
    • When money is denounced as the root of all evil, we should properly understand it not as banknotes but as bright, treacherous gold.
    • He has publicly denounced all the wrongs that were levelled on him.
    • Of course these photos are going to be denounced as fakes.

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