Translation of "chastise" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /tʃæsˈtaɪz/ us formal

to criticize someone severely

reprender, reprobar
Charity organizations have chastised the government for not doing enough to prevent the latest famine in Africa.
chastisement noun [ no plural ] uk /-mənt/ us

(Translation of “chastise” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /tʃӕsˈtaiz/

(formal ) to punish by beating etc

He was chastised for being repeatedly late for class.
chastisement /ˈtʃӕstaizmənt/ noun

castigo, escarmiento
he feared their chastisement would be severe.

(Translation of “chastise” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)