cen•surePronunciation: (sen'shur), [key]
—n., v., -sured, -sur•ing.
strong or vehement expression of disapproval: The newspapers were unanimous in their censure of the tax proposal.
an official reprimand, as by a legislative body of one of its members.
to criticize or reproach in a harsh or vehement manner: She is more to be pitied than censured.
to give censure, adverse criticism, disapproval, or blame.
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