verb (censur, ing)
- the act of blame, blaming, criticize, criticizing, or condemn, condemning as wrong; reprehension
- an official reprimand
- the state of excommunication
Etymology: Originated 1350"1400 from Middle English censure, from Latin censura, cénsÅra (censor's office or assessment), equivalent to census, cénsus (censor) + -ure.
- to criticize harshly
- to formally rebuke
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