- to publicly state that someone or something is bad or wrong
- The government called on the group to denounce the use of violence.
- denouncing their political enemies
- The film was denounced for the way it portrayed its female characters.
- The film was denounced [=condemned] as sexist.
- His former followers now denounce him as a traitor.
- The plan was denounced as risky and dangerous.
- She had to flee the country after being denounced as a spy to government authorities.