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chastiseverb [T]

uk   /tʃæsˈtaɪz/ us   /tʃæsˈtaɪz/ formal
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   /tʃæsˈtaɪz.mənt/ us   /tʃæsˈtaɪz.mənt/
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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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