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Meaning of “censure” in the English Dictionary

"censure" in British English

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censurenoun [U]

uk   /ˈsen.ʃər/  us   /-ʃɚ/ formal
strongcriticism or ​disapproval: His ​dishonestbehaviour came under ​severe censure.
censure
verb [T] uk   us  
Ministers were censured fortheirlack of ​decisiveness during the ​crisis.
(Definition of censure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"censure" in American English

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censurenoun [U]

 us   /ˈsen·ʃər, -tʃər/
strongcriticism or ​disapproval, esp. when it is the ​officialjudgment of an ​organization
censure
verb [T]  us   /ˈsen·ʃər, -tʃər/
The Senate ​rarely censures ​itsmembers.
(Definition of censure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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censurenoun [U]

uk   /ˈsensjər/  us   /ˈsenʃər/ formal
strong criticism or disapproval: The ​formerbrokers, ​charged with ​selling unsuitable ​investments, face censure and ​fines of $10,000 each.

censureverb [T]

uk   /ˈsensjər/  us   /ˈsenʃər/ formal
to criticize someone ​officially: censure sb for sth Ministers were censured for their ​lack of decisiveness during the ​crisis. EU ​lawmakersrefused to censure the ​EuropeanCommission over its ​handling of a ​fraudscandal last ​year.
(Definition of censure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “censure”
in Spanish censurar…
in Vietnamese phê bình…
in Malaysian dicela…
in Thai ตำหนิ…
in French blâmer…
in German kritisieren, abmahnen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指责,斥责,谴责…
in Turkish kınamak, resmî yolla eleştirmek…
in Russian осуждать, порицать…
in Indonesian mencela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 指責,斥責,譴責…
in Polish udzielać nagany, potępiać…
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