censure

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See also: censuré

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From 1350–1400 Middle English censure, from Old French, from Latin censūra (censor's office or assessment), from censere (to tax, assess, value, judge, consider, etc.).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛn.ʃə/
    • (UK, now rare) IPA(key): /ˈsɛns.jʊə/, /ˈsɛn.ʃ(j)ʊə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛn.ʃɚ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

censure (countable and uncountable, plural censures)

  1. The act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension.
  2. An official reprimand.
  3. Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.
    • 1679-1715, Gilbert Burnet, History of the Reformation
      excommunication [] being the chief ecclesiastical censure
  4. (obsolete) Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion.

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Verb[edit]

censure (third-person singular simple present censures, present participle censuring, simple past and past participle censured)

  1. To criticize harshly.
  2. To formally rebuke.
  3. (obsolete) To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin cēnsūra.

Noun[edit]

censure f (plural censures)

  1. censorship

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

censure

  1. first/third-person singular present indicative of censurer
  2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of censurer
  3. second-person singular imperative of censurer

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

censure f

  1. plural of censura

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

cēnsūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of cēnsūrus

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /sẽˈsu.ɾi/, [sẽˈsu.ɾi]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /sẽˈsu.ɾɨ/, [sẽˈsu.ɾɨ]

  • Hyphenation: cen‧su‧re

Verb[edit]

censure

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of censurar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of censurar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of censurar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of censurar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θenˈsuɾe/, [θẽnˈsu.ɾe]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /senˈsuɾe/, [sẽnˈsu.ɾe]

Verb[edit]

censure

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of censurar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of censurar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of censurar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of censurar.