Meaning of “chastise” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “chastise” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chastise" in American English

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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)