censure (one)

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censure (one)

To criticize or scold someone, often in an official manner. The judge censured the lawyer for his outburst during the hearing.
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censure someone (for something)

to criticize someone formally for having done something. Please don't censure us for doing our duty. The legislature proposed to censure one of its members.
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Nevertheless, opposition groups (mainly Apristas and Fujimoristas) presented a motion to censure her "for not having investigated, denounced, and/or sanctioned, to the level that corresponded to her, those who had committed illegal acts inside the DINI."
It came as she defended her decision not to attend a vote in the Senedd to censure her following her conviction, instead attending a protest in London.
An emotional Bethan Jenkins AM in the Senedd yesterday explains why she did not attend a vote to censure her over a drink-driving ban
The effort to censure her distracts from more important EWEB issues, such as rate structures, new budgeting proposals and the relicensing of the Carmen-Smith hydroelectric project, she said.
"Other than assassination, all we can do is censure her," said committee chairman Richard Gibbs.
The next month, the board voted to censure her under a "one-voice" provision in the college's ethics code that requires trustees to "abide by and uphold the final majority decision of the board." In doing so, the board concluded that the newspaper ad attempted to undermine the board's majority decision on the tax issue and provided false information to the public about enrollment.