Pronunciation: (di-nun"sē-ā'shun, -shē-), [key]
1. an act or instance of denouncing; public censure or condemnation.
2. an accusation of crime before a public prosecutor or tribunal.
3. notice of the termination or the renouncement of an international agreement or part thereof.
4. Archaic.warning of impending evil; threat.
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