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admonish

verb uk   /ədˈmɒn.ɪʃ/  us   /-ˈmɑː.nɪʃ/ formal
[T] to tell someone that they have done something wrong: His mother admonished him for eating too quickly. [T + to infinitive] to advise someone to do something: Her teacher admonished her to work harder for her exams.
Translations of “admonish”
in Vietnamese khiển trách…
in Spanish amonestar…
in Thai ตักเตือน…
in Malaysian menegur…
in French réprimander…
in German ermahnen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 告誡, 警告, 責備…
in Indonesian mengecam, memperingatkan…
in Russian журить…
in Turkish hafif bir dille azarlamak, uyarmak, ikaz etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 告诫, 警告, 责备…
in Polish upominać…
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