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verb [transitive] reprimand pronunciation in American English /ˈreprɪˌmænd/ 
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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 by the authorities for his inappropriate behavior.

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reprimand

 reprimand pronunciation in American English  noun [countable]
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pluralreprimands

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