Complete Definition of "censure"

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English

Etymology
Originated 1350â1400 from Middle English censure, from Latin censura|cénsÅ«ra (censor's office or assessment), equivalent to census|cénsus (censor) + -ure.

Noun
en-noun

  1. the act of blame|blaming, criticize|criticizing, or condemn|condemning as wrong; reprehension
  2. an official reprimand
  3. the state of excommunication

Translations
trans-top|the act of blaming
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trans-top|an official reprimand
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trans-top|the state of excommunication
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Verb
en-verb|censur|ing

  1. to criticize harshly
  2. to formally rebuke

Translations
trans-top|to criticize harshly
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trans-top|to formally rebuke
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ttbc|French: décrier, censurer
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References
R:American Heritage 2000|censure
R:Dictionary.com|censure
R:WordNet 2003|censure


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Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /sÉÌ.syÊ/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /sA~.syR/

Noun
censure f

  1. censorship.

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