Reprimand

Definition of Reprimand

Rep´ri`mand   Pronunciation: r?p´r?-m?nd
n.1.Severe or formal reproof; reprehension, private or public.
Goldsmith gave his landlady a sharp reprimand for her treatment of him.
- Macaulay.
v. t.1.To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally.
[imp. & p. p. Reprimanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Reprimanding.]
2.To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; as, the court ordered him to be reprimanded.

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