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See also censer, censor, and sensor

English

Etymology

Originated 1350–1400 from Middle English censure, from Latin cénsūra (censor's office or assessment), equivalent to cénsus (censor) + -ure.

Noun

Singular
censure

Plural
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censure ({{{1}}})
  1. the act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension
  2. an official reprimand
  3. the state of excommunication

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to censure

Third person singular
censur

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to censure (third-person singular simple present censur, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to criticize harshly
  2. to formally rebuke

Translations

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References

  • censure” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • censure” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • censure” in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.

French

Pronunciation

Noun

censure f. (plural censures)

  1. censorship.

Verb

censure

  1. Form of censurer

Italian

Noun

censure f.

  1. Plural form of censura.

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