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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 Spanish amonestar…
in French réprimander…
in German ermahnen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 告誡, 警告, 責備…
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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