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reprimand

verb [T]     /ˈrep.rɪ.mɑːnd/ US  /-rə.mænd/ formal
to express to someone your strong official disapproval of them: She was reprimanded by her teacher for biting another girl.Chastising and rebuking reprimand     noun [C] His boss gave him a severe reprimand for being late.Chastising and rebuking
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