French translation of 'condemn'
1. (= criticize) [decision, action] condamner
The government has condemned the decision. Le gouvernement a condamné cette décision.
2. (Construction) [building] condamner
to be condemned to death être condamné(e) à mort
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Example Sentences Including 'condemn'
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Is it only judges that are condemned without the right to be heard?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It's on the ground floor of the condemned building where Wales is renting an office for a few months before the whole thing is pulled down.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The bench upheld multiple complaints against the Met and condemned the behaviour of its officers.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He feels he has been judged and condemned before the case has really been looked into.The Sun (2011)
Police condemned their behaviour as'disgusting '.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In 2001 the building was condemned.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
And judge and condemn his music, too.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He added: 'The board and new management condemn the behaviour of the individuals who were involved in these activities.The Sun (2013)
Her fellow peers may also be called on to take a vote in the house condemning her behaviour.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
His behaviour was condemned as'unacceptable' by his own force.The Sun (2008)
In China it is common for residents in condemned buildings to accuse local governments and demolition companies of hiring thugs to force them out.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It condemns them to work alone through antisocial hours up to 15 hours a day.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She had to move out of the family home to a condemned flat and worked at a jam factory.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Some residents have condemned the work as a waste of money.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The judge also condemned both men for refusing to acknowledge their guilt while attempting to pass all the blame on to the other.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The judge condemned him for failing to plead guilty to all the charges and putting his young victim through the ordeal.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The school condemned his behaviour.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The weight of all of that condemns his behaviour.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I have a deep sense of injustice that I am condemned to work to feed our incompetent public masters.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He was very impressed by the man, because he listened and did not condemn or judge.A Channel of Peace (1993)
The house must be judged and condemned.Christianity Today (2000)
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'condemn' in Other Languages
British English: condemn /kənˈdɛm/ VERB
If you condemn something, you say that it is bad and unacceptable.
He condemned the price increase.
- American English: condemn
- Arabic: يُدينُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: condenar
- Chinese: 谴责
- Croatian: osuditi
- Czech: odsoudit
- Danish: fordømme
- Dutch: veroordelen
- European Spanish: condenar
- Finnish: tuomita paheksua
- French: condamner
- German: verurteilen
- Greek: καταδικάζω
- Italian: condannare
- Japanese: 非難する
- Korean: 비난하다
- Norwegian: dømme
- Polish: potępić
- European Portuguese: condenar
- Romanian: a blama
- Russian: осуждать
- Spanish: condenar
- Swedish: fördöma
- Thai: ประณาม
- Turkish: kınamak
- Ukrainian: засуджувати
- Vietnamese: chỉ trích
Translation of condemn from the Collins English to French Dictionary