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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·nounce /dɪˈnaʊn(t)s, di-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·nounce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Denounced p. pr. & vb. n. Denouncing.]
 1. To make known in a solemn or official manner; to declare; to proclaim (especially an evil). [Obs.]
    Denouncing wrath to come.   --Milton.
    I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish.   --Deut. xxx. 18.
 2. To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression.
    His look denounced desperate.   --Milton.
 3. To point out as deserving of reprehension or punishment, etc.; to accuse in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize.
    Denounced for a heretic.   --Sir T. More.
    To denounce the immoralities of Julius Cæsar.   --Brougham.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: speak out against; "He denounced the Nazis"
      2: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as
         disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She
         was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of
         wedlock" [syn: stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, mark]
      3: announce the termination of, as of treaties
      4: give away information about somebody; "He told on his
         classmate who had cheated on the exam" [syn: tell on, betray,
          give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag]