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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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Suppose an article had been introduced into the Constitution, empowering the United States to regulate the elections for the particular States, would any man have hesitated to condemn it, both as an unwarrantable transposition of power, and as a premeditated engine for the destruction of the State governments?
Perhaps Bacon could not have saved his friend from death, but had he used his wit to try at least to save instead of helping to condemn, he would have kept his own name from a dark blot.
I did not condemn him through hearsay or doubtful evidence, and that is why I made no charge.
Do you also join with my enemies to crush me, to condemn me as a murderer?
The United States condemns in the strongest terms today's terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians, which resulted in the murder of three Israelis and left numerous others wounded," he said.
The US condemns "the arson attack on a family's home in the dead of the night resulted in the death of an 18-month-old baby and the injury of three other family members," said State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner in a statement.
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The EU Mission in Bahrain strongly condemns the terrorist attack in East Eker on Friday that caused the death of policeman Mahmood Fareed," it said in a statement issued by the Italian embassy.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an said he strongly condemns the attack on the CHP leader, adding that he called Kylycdaroy-lu to wish him well.
West impedes Russian draft statement at UNSC to condemn Kassab terrorist attack In a relevant context, western countries at the UN Security Council did not allow Russia to secure a reaction that condemns the terrorist attack on Kassab in Lattakia's Northern countryside and shooting on the port of Lattakia by armed groups, the shooting that led to a suspension of the removal of chemical weapons from the country, Russia's official delegation announced.
In a statement issued today, the Embassy said that "The United States wholly condemns yesterday's senseless bomb attacks outside of Manama that killed one policeman and injured several others, at least one critically.
Syrians in France Condemn Israeli Aggression on Scientific Center in Syria Syrian, Russian Students, Citizens Organize Stand in Moscow Condemning Israeli Aggression Arab Students Union: Israeli Aggression Proves Hostility against Arab Nation FEARAB Condemns Israeli Aggression on Jamraya research Center Arab Teachers Condemn Israeli Aggression as Flagrant Violation of International Laws Feb 03, 2013 CAPITALS, (SANA)- Syrian students studying in Czech Republic condemned the coward Israeli aggression on the scientific research center, stressing their trust in the Syrian Arab Army and the Syrian people and their ability to confront the aggression that targets the stability and security of Syria to deviate it from resistance.
A statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry said that "Russia vehemently condemns this terrorist act that has no and can't have any justification and whose executers must receive the punishment they deserve.
Canada Condemns Bomb Attack in Northwest Pakistan, August 21, 2011 (Frontier Star): Canada Condemns Bomb Attack in Northwest Pakistan OTTAWA, August 21 (THE NATION): Canada has strongly condemned the deadly attack at a mosque in Pakistan's Khyber district, which killed dozens and wounded scores more John Baird, Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister, in a statement on Saturday said: "Canada strongly condemns deadly attack at a mosque in Pakistan's Khyber district, which killed dozens and wounded scores more.
Bulgaria condemns terrorism in all its forms and actions.