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verb [transitive] formal     admonish pronunciation in American English
/ədˈmɑnɪʃ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyadmonish
he/she/itadmonishes
present participleadmonishing
past tenseadmonished
past participleadmonished
  1. 1
    to tell someone that you do not approve of what they have done
  2. 2
    to advise someone to do something

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admonishment

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