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de-, 向下，强调。-nounce, 通知，呼喊，词源同announce, pronounce. 即向下喊，引申词义谴责。
- denounce: see pronounce
- denounce (v.)
- early 14c., "announce," from Old French denoncier (12c., Modern French dénoncer), from Latin denuntiare "to announce, proclaim; denounce, menace; command, order," from de- "down" + nuntiare "proclaim, announce," from nuntius "messenger" (see nuncio). Negative sense in English via meaning "to declare or proclaim" something as cursed, excommunicated, forgiven, removed from office. Related: Denounced; denouncing.
- 1. Ministers took the floor to denounce the decision to suspend constitutional rule.
- 2. We should denounce a heresy.
- 3. Within days of his death those same people were falling over themselves to denounce him.
- 4. The opposition parties called a press conference to denounce the actions of the police.
- 5. The letter called for trade union freedom and civil rights, but did not openly denounce the regime.
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