reprimand
Pronunciation
  • (RP) (noun) IPA: /ˈɹɛpɹɪmɑːnd/
  • (RP) (verb) IPA: /ˈɹɛpɹɪmɑːnd/, /ɹɛpɹɪˈmɑːnd/
  • (GA) (noun) IPA: /ˈɹɛp.ɹɪˌmænd/
  • (GA) (verb) IPA: /ˈɹɛp.ɹɪˌmænd/, /ˌɹɛp.ɹɪˈmænd/

Noun

reprimand (plural reprimands)

  1. A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
    • 1911, Thomas Babington Macaulay, “[https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclop%C3%A6dia_Britannica/Goldsmith,_Oliver Goldsmith, Oliver]”, in 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica:
      Goldsmith gave his landlady a sharp reprimand for her treatment of him.
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Verb

reprimand (reprimands, present participle reprimanding; past and past participle reprimanded)

  1. To reprove in a formal or official way.
    • 1983. Rosen, Stanley. Plato’s Sophist: The Drama of Original & Image. South Bend, Indiana, USA: St. Augustine’s Press. p. 62.
      He is struck by Antinous, who is in turn reprimanded by one of the “proud young men” courting Penelope:
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