censure

[หˆsษ›nสƒษ™r]

censure Definition

to express severe disapproval of someone or something, typically in a formal statement.

Using censure: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "censure" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The senator was censured for his inappropriate behavior.

  • Example

    The company was censured by the government for violating safety regulations.

  • Example

    The teacher censured the student for cheating on the exam.

censure Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for censure

Antonyms for censure

Phrases with censure

  • an official vote expressing disapproval of a member of a legislative body

    Example

    The parliament passed a vote of censure against the Prime Minister.

  • a formal proposal to express disapproval of a member of a legislative body

    Example

    The opposition party submitted a censure motion against the Minister of Finance.

  • a formal statement expressing disapproval of a person or organization

    Example

    The United Nations adopted a censure resolution against the country for violating human rights.

Origins of censure

from Latin 'censura', meaning 'judgment'

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Summary: censure in Brief

The verb 'censure' [หˆsษ›nสƒษ™r] means to express severe disapproval of someone or something, often in a formal statement. It is used to criticize and condemn inappropriate behavior, actions, or decisions. Examples include 'The senator was censured for his inappropriate behavior.' and 'The teacher censured the student for cheating on the exam.' Other related terms include 'vote of censure,' 'censure motion,' and 'censure resolution.'