name and shame

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name and shame (third-person singular simple present names and shames, present participle naming and shaming, simple past and past participle named and shamed)

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To publish the name of (a person or organization that has committed some transgression) so as to single them out for individual blame and censure.

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