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chastiseverb [T]

uk   us   /tʃæsˈtaɪz/ formal
to ​criticize someone ​severely: Charity ​organizations have chastised the ​government for not doing enough to ​prevent the ​latestfamine in ​Africa.
chastisement
noun [U] uk   us   /-mənt/
(Definition of chastise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chastiseverb [T]

 us   /tʃæsˈtɑɪz, ˈtʃæs·tɑɪz/
to ​punish or ​criticize someone ​strongly: Economists like to chastise the ​public for not ​saving.
(Definition of chastise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chastise”
in Spanish castigar…
in Vietnamese đánh đập trừng trị…
in Malaysian memukul…
in Thai ลงโทษ…
in French chãtier…
in German züchtigen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉批评,谴责,斥责…
in Turkish paylamak, azarlamak…
in Russian критиковать, наказывать…
in Indonesian menghukum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲批評,譴責,斥責…
in Polish upominać…
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