how to pronounce censure


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censure is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of censure in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… ocular scrutiny and censure when it's …”

meanings of censure


  1. Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.
  2. The act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension.
  3. Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion.
  4. An official reprimand.


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

censure frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word censure occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics censure can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that censure can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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