censure collocations and examples

 UK /ˈsenʃə(r)/

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severe criticism of someone

Adjectives frequently used with censure
moral, public, socialTo be an atheist in his time was likely to attract public censure.
Verbs frequently used with censure
avoid censure: avoid, escapeThe magazine has escaped censure from the Press Complaints Commission.deserve or attract censure: attract, deserve, face, incur, riskI have no reservations about criticising the police when censure is deserved.
Nouns + of frequently used before censure
motion, voteA deliberate breach could result in Council passing a motion of censure.
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