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Censure Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • harsh criticism or disapproval
  • the state of being excommunicated
  • rebuke formally

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • harsh criticism or disapproval ,
  • the state of being excommunicated

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Censure'

  • Censure: Not to be confused with Censer, Censor, or Sensor. A censure /ˈsɛnʃər/ is an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism. Among the forms that
  • Censure in the United States: In the United States, a motion of censure is a congressional procedure for reprimanding the President of the United States, a member of Congress, or a
  • List of United States senators expelled or censured: possible. Censure, a lesser punishment which represents a formal statement of disapproval, has been more common in the last century. Although censure carries
  • List of United States Representatives expelled, censured, or reprimanded: vote is required. Members who are censured must stand in the well of the House chamber to receive a reading of the censure resolution. A reprimand was once

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'Censure' example sentence in quotations

* The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery

* Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice take each man's censure but reserve thy judgement. - William Shakespeare

* Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it. - Plato

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Censure Sample Sentences in News

  • Jean-Claude Juncker saved from censure over Luxembourg tax schemes
    Centrist parties vote down European parliament motion criticising commission president’s role in tax avoidance schemes Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European commission, has survived a motion of censure in the European parliament brought because of his role in tax avoidance schemes. The motion brought by Britain’s Ukip, France’s Front National, and I Read more on this news related to 'Censure'
  • Juncker emerges stronger from Luxleaks censure motion
    The European Parliament rejected a motion of censure against Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s team today (27 November), the result being better than the one he obtained when the Commission was initially voted on, two weeks before the Luxleaks scandal erupted. Read more on this news related to 'Censure'
  • Speaker disallows censure motion against ministers
    SHILLONG: Speaker AT Mondal on Tuesday disallowed a censure motion moved by the Opposition against cabinet ministers Deborah Marak and Ampareen Lyngdoh by saying that their cases are sub-judice. The Speaker in his ruling said that it will not be appropriate to discuss the subject matter of the censure motion which is sub judice and it does not merit to be admitted Read more on this news related to 'Censure'

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