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verb [transitive]     reprimand pronunciation in British English
/ˈreprɪˌmɑːnd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyreprimand
he/she/itreprimands
present participlereprimanding
past tensereprimanded
past participlereprimanded
  1. to tell someone officially and in a serious way that something they have done is wrong
    reprimand someone for something:

    He was severely reprimanded for his unsuitable behaviour.

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reprimand

     reprimand pronunciation in British English
noun [countable]
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singularreprimand
pluralreprimands

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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