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con·demn / kənˈdem/ • v. [tr.] 1. express complete disapproval of, typically in public; censure. 2. find (someone) guilty of a criminal act or wrong. ∎  sentence (someone) to a particular punishment, esp. death: the rebels had been condemned to death. ∎  (usu. be condemned) officially declare (something, esp. a building) to be unfit for use. ∎  prove or show the guilt of. ∎  (of circumstances) force (someone) to endure something unpleasant or undesirable: the physical ailments that condemned him to a lonely childhood. DERIVATIVES: con·dem·na·ble / -ˈdem(n)əbəl/ adj. con·dem·na·tion / ˌkändemˈnāshən; -dəm-/ n. con·dem·na·to·ry / -ˈdemnəˌtôrē/ adj.

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CONDEMN

To adjudge or find guilty of a crime and sentence. To declare a building or ship unsafe for use or occupancy. To decide that a navigable vessel is a prize or is unfit for service. To take privately owned land for public use in exchange for just compensation by virtue of the power ofeminent domain.

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condemn. XIII — OF. condem(p)ner (mod. condamner) — L. condem(p)nāre, f. CON- + damnāre DAMN.
So condemnation XIV. — late L.

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condemnahem, Belém, Clem, condemn, contemn, crème de la crème, em, gem, hem, Jem, LibDem, phlegm, pro tem, rem, Shem, stem, them •carpe diem, per diem •proem • idem • modem • diadem •mayhem • Bethlehem • ad hominem •ad valorem • brainstem •apophthegm (US apothegm)

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