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chastise

verb [T] uk   /tʃæsˈtaɪz/ formal us  
to criticize someone severely: Charity organizations have chastised the government for not doing enough to prevent the latest famine in Africa.
chastisement
noun [U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
Translations of “chastise”
in Spanish castigar…
in French chãtier…
in German züchtigen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲批評,譴責,斥責…
in Russian критиковать, наказывать…
in Turkish paylamak, azarlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉批评,谴责,斥责…
in Polish upominać…
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