Definition of 'censure'
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It is an act of vandalism for which the party deserves censure. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Public censure should be reserved largely for those who pulled the trigger. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His son does not escape censure. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But he could hardly escape censure. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Violence and jail receive strong censure. Christianity Today (2000)As a result, the country faces international censure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Show no public censure for your dying elephant, either. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)Enforcement proceedings could lead to public censure, bans from working in financial services or fines. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In other circumstances one might expect the uncertainties of a power transfer to encourage a dictatorship to keep its head down and avoid international censure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The idea would be that the risk of public censure would force governments to act in a more consistent long-term manner. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some journalists also deserve censure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He avoided censure through his reputation for being proved right and the certainty that he spoke in the general interest - not his own. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Few of those who survive from the South Africa experience are likely to escape public censure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He may have been censured by public opinion, but if that is the gauge, where does it stop? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The organisations will be aiming to work together to help to catch the suppliers of drugs, who often escape censure, let alone arrest and conviction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: censure VERB
If you censure someone for something that they have done, you tell them that you strongly disapprove of it.
The ethics committee may take a decision to censure him.
Definition of censure from the Collins English Dictionary
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