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Condemnation

A pronouncement by a legally constituted authority provided with police power, declaring a structure unfit for use or occupancy because of its threatened danger to persons or other property. Also, the judicial exercise of the right of eminent domain; taking over private property for public use, with just compensation to the owner.

condemnation

1. The process by which property of a private owner is taken for public use, without his consent, but upon the award and payment of just compensation, being in the nature of a forced sale.
2. A legal declaration that a piece of property or a building is unfit for use.

Condemnation

bell, book, and candle
symbols of Catholic excommunication rite. [Christianity: Brewer Note-Book, 85]
Bridge of Sighs
passage from Doge’s court to execution chamber in Renaissance Venice. [Ital. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 121]
Eurydice
doomed to eternal death when Orpheus disobeys Hades. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 97]
lions’ mouths
Venetian receptacles for denunciations, character assassinations. [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 259–260]
Prometheus
a Titan condemned by Zeus for giving fire to mortals. [Gk. Lit.: Prometheus Bound, Magill I, 786–788]
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The board will discuss the property condemnation at its meeting 7 p.
Miner, who ignores that according to recent scholarship the Scienza nuova was considered heretical by the Holy Office and escaped condemnation only because Vico was judged a dimwit, bases his conclusions on literal interpretations of Vichian texts without taking into account the ecclesiastic censorship that stunted Italian culture and obliged writers to hide their real thoughts (see Church, Censorship and Culture in Early Modern Italy, ed.
The air attack, on a terror training camp said Israel, led Syria to demand UN Security Council condemnation of Israel -a move Washington is likely to veto.
For a condemnation, the taxpayer does not recognize a realized loss, because the condemnation of a personal-use asset is not deductible.
Ratzinger says that many passages in Rosmini's writings were ambiguous and, when read from a neo-Thomistic perspective, were clearly erroneous, implying a contrary point of view, and hence rightly deserved ecclesiastical condemnation.
It took exactly 156 years after the death of Father Antonio Rosmini-Serbati to clear his name, but an announcement last summer from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) said that the "concern and doctrinal difficulties" that led to the condemnation of Rosmini have been "surmounted.
Defendants appealed the entry of an order denying their motion for a judgment notwithstanding the verdict and in the alternative a new trial and the entry of a jury verdict and judgment of $20,000 in compensation for defendants in this condemnation action.
Al-Hayat al-Jadida highlighted President Mahmoud Abbas' condemnation and had a large size three word headline on red background that said: 'Mines of the despicable division.
Lahore -- A condemnation resolution was moved in the Punjab Assembly against the throwing of shoe and ink on the former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif respectively.
KARACHI -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sindh Assembly Parliamentary Leader and Khurrum Sher Zaman on Monday submitted a resolution of condemnation in the Sindh Assembly against former president Asif Ali Zardari for his for his complimentary remarks about suspended SSP Malir Rao Anwar in a recent TV interview.
President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed the condemnation of smuggled imported luxury cars at the Bureau of Customs (BoC) in Manila on Tuesday.