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DENOUNCE Definition & Legal Meaning

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An act or thing is “denounced” when the law declares it a crime andprescribes a punishment for it. State v. De Hart, 109 La. 570, 33 South. 605. The wordis also used (not technically but popularly) as the equivalent of “accuse” or “informagainst.”


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