[ dih-nuhn-see-eyt, -shee- ]
/ dɪˈnʌn siˌeɪt, -ʃi- /
verb (used with or without object), de·nun·ci·at·ed, de·nun·ci·at·ing.
to denounce; condemn openly.
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Origin of denunciate
OTHER WORDS FROM denunciatede·nun·ci·a·ble, adjectivede·nun·ci·a·tor, nounnon·de·nun·ci·at·ing, adjectiveun·de·nun·ci·at·ed, adjective
Words nearby denunciate
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British Dictionary definitions for denunciate
/ (dɪˈnʌnsɪˌeɪt) /
(tr) to condemn; denounce
Derived forms of denunciatedenunciator, noundenunciatory, adjective
Word Origin for denunciate
C16: from Latin dēnuntiāre; see denounce
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