denounce (one) for (something)

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denounce (one) for (something)

To openly disparage one for something that they have done. If you denounce the councilman for lying, then you better have evidence to support your claim.
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denounce someone for something

to criticize someone publicly for doing something. The candidate denounced the governor for raising taxes. Donna denounced the mayor for incompetence.
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among the first of the president's party to denounce him for his liaison with Lewinsky, draws the line at a finding of guilt.