It was unavoidable that some artists would face official censure.

come under, face

He could face censure from his colleagues.

avoid, escape

Costs will have to be kept down if severe public censure is to be avoided.

motion (BrE)
a motion of censure, a vote of censure (both BrE)

Right-wing parties tabled a motion of censure against the government.


The manager was severely censured for negligence.


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  • CENSURE — En 1828, à une époque où l’on se plaignait amèrement des méfaits de la censure, Benjamin Constant en a fourni une excellente définition: «La censure, violation insolente de nos droits, assujettissement de la partie éclairée de la nation à sa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • censure — cen·sure / sen chər/ n: an expression of official disapproval a House resolution approving a censure of the representative censure vt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • censure — CENSURE. s. f. Correction, répréhension. Soumettre ses écrits à la censure de quelqu un. Subir la censure de quelqu un. Souffrir la censure. S exposer à la censure.Censure, se dit aussi en matière de Dogme, d Un Jugement qui porte condamnation.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • censure — Censure. s. f. Correction, reprehension. Je soûmets mes escrits & mes actions à vostre censure. subir la censure de quelqu un. souffrir la censure. s exposer à la censure. Il signifie aussi, Le jugement & la condamnation d un livre. La censure… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Censure — Cen sure, n. [L. censura fr. censere: cf. F. censure. Cf. {Censor}.] 1. Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Take each man s censure, but reserve thy judgment. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of blaming or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • censure — Ⅰ. censure UK US /ˈsensjər/ US  /ˈsenʃər/ noun [U] FORMAL ► strong criticism or disapproval: »The former brokers, charged with selling unsuitable investments, face censure and fines of $10,000 each. Ⅱ. censure UK US /ˈsensjər/ US  /ˈsenʃər/ verb… …   Financial and business terms

  • Censure — Cen sure, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Censured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Censuring}.] [Cf. F. ensurer.] 1. To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge. [Obs.] Should I say more, you might well censure me a flatterer. Beau. & Fl. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • censure — [n] severe criticism admonishment, admonition, blame, castigation, condemnation, disapproval, dressing down, objection, obloquy, rebuke, remonstrance, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reproof, stricture; concepts 52,410 Ant. approval,… …   New thesaurus

  • Censure — Cen sure, v. i. To judge. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • censuré — censuré, ée (san su ré, rée) part. passé. Opinion malsonnante et censurée par l Église …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • censure — CENSURE: Utile, on a beau dire …   Dictionnaire des idées reçues

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