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Turkish translation of “castigate”

castigate

verb [T]     /ˈkæstɪɡeɪt/ formal
to criticize someone severely
acımasızca eleştirmek, cezalandırmak, şiddetle tenkit ve tekdir etmek
Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of castigate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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