censure

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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.sjə/, /ˈsɛn.ʃə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛn.ʃɚ/
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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.
    • (Can we date this quote by Bishop Burnet and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      excommunication or other censure of the church
  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]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

censure f (plural censures)

  1. censorship

Verb[edit]

censure

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

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

censure f

  1. plural of censura

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

cēnsūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of cēnsūrus

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

censure

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of censurar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of censurar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of censurar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of censurar

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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.