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condemn (someone or something) as (something)

To judge someone or something harshly and unfavorably. The other troops have condemned me as a traitor. The actress was quick to condemn the report as slander.
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condemn (someone or something) for (something)

To judge someone or something harshly for a particular action. The other troops have condemned me for consorting with a known enemy. The actress was quick to condemn the newspaper for spreading lies about her.
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condemn (someone) to (something)

To assign one a particular fate or punishment. That criminal has been condemned to a life of hard labor.
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condemn someone as something

to blame or judge someone as being something bad. The team condemned Larry as a traitor. Max was condemned as a common thief.
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condemn someone for something

to blame or judge someone for something or for having done something. I really can't condemn her for doing it. I would have done the same too. Don't condemn yourself for the accident. It was no one's fault.
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condemn someone to something

[for a judge] to sentence someone to something; to relegate someone to a particular punishment. By confessing, he condemned himself to many years in prison. I don't want to condemn you to a life of unpleasantness.
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Sri Lanka condemns the attack on peaceful pilgrims - Amarnath Yatris.
Afghan government strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran and once again underlines the need for a joint fight against such scourge phenomenon,' he wrote.
The United States condemns the terrorist attacks in Tehran today," said Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman.
Vice President Joe Biden condemned what he called "those in the international community who failed to condemn Palestinian terror attacks against Israel.
In a written statement, the BDP said its party condemns the attack directed at Kylycdaroy-lu and that some reports claiming the assailant was a BDP member have been published in the media.
It also "urge[d] all members of Bahraini society to condemn and renounce all forms of violence.
Iraq condemns the terrorist blast that targeted brotherly Bahrain and wishes the wounded quick recovery," it also said.
Syrian Human Rights Network Condemns Terrorist Blasts in Damascus Syrian Human Rights Network condemned the two terrorist blasts targeted Damascus Saturday morning, considering them as a form of the foreign-backed opposition's failure and international conspiracy which ultimately supports terrorism and violates all human rights principles, the international law and relevant international pacts.
As we strongly condemn this terrorist criminal act and offer deepest condolences over the victims to the brotherly Syria, leadership and people, we are all confidence that the awareness of the Syrian people and their leadership will be able to uproot terrorism that targets Syria's safety and the region's security" said Mansour in a statement.
I strongly condemn the terrorist attack in Dyiarbakir province," NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in a statement.
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2011 (WAFA) -- The White House Saturday strongly condemned what it described as "the terrorist attack in the West Bank," calling on the Palestinian Authority to also condemn it and bring the perpetrators to justice.
The president of the republic condemns in the strongest terms the hateful and cowardly attack that cost the lives of many Lebanese citizens, most of them soldiers, this morning in Tripoli," his office said in a statement.
You cannot condemn because you don't agree with the contents.
Homosexuality is mostly in the closet in India--Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code condemns sodomy as an "unnatural act.
Security Council (UNSC) statement which condemns recent waves of terrorist attacks in Iraq.