Pronunciation: (kon"dem-nā'shun, -dum-), [key]
1. the act of condemning.
2. the state of being condemned.
3. strong censure; disapprobation; reproof.
4. a cause or reason for condemning.
5. U.S. Law.the seizure, as of property, for public use.
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