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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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FINRA censured RBC Capital Markets and fined the firm $125,000, after finding that it conditioned settlement in a FINRA dispute resolution arbitration on the former customers' agreeing not to oppose the firm's efforts to seek expungement of all reference to the dispute from the CRD system.
Bankers at Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), considered to be the country's largest lender, were censured for their subpar and deviant performance.
President Humala called Congress irresponsible for having censured Jara, whom he thanked for her service to the country, and described her as the best prime minister of his government.
The nurse was censured, but no other penalty was imposed against her.
No other president has ever been censured, although two, Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, have been impeached (neither was convicted).
Meanwhile, earlier in the week, South Lanarkshire councillor Danny Meikle was censured by the Standards Commission for Scotland for calling Welsh constituent Tecwyn Williams 'boyo' in a row over sewage dumping.
(AP) -- For the first time in 28 years, the Virginia Community College System does not appear on the American Association of University Professors' list of censured academic administrations.
Under Section 10.52, practitioners can also be censured, suspended or disbarred for (1) willfully violating any Circular 230 regulation or (2) recklessly or through gross incompetence violating Section 10.33 (tax shelter opinions) or 10.34 (advice on tax return positions).
An investigative panel report issued Tuesday censured the farm ministry for ''grave blunders'' in its response to the threat of mad cow disease, formally known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
The House of Representatives censured -- or filed the first memorandum on -- Wahid over the scandals Feb.
(2.) See Jack Maskell, Censure of the President by the Congress, Congressional Research Service 98-843A (1998); Sean Scully, Congress Censured Three Sitting Presidents, WASH.
The three were severely censured and warned as to their future behaviour.
PricewaterhouseCoopers had initiated the procedures after being censured in January by the SEC for violating conflict-of-interest and accounting regulations.
Having adopted a Marxist approach throughout, Lo finally decides that the Hong Kong rule of law system is preferable to the way in which corruption is censured in the PRC.
Island Lake Trustee Sandy Doehler has been censured by the village board for her behavior during the village's Independence Day parade.