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reproof

noun [C or U] uk   us   /rɪˈpruːf/ formal
something that you say or do to show that you disapprove of someone's bad or silly behaviour: She got a sharp reproof for being late. He picked up the broken vase without a word of reproof to his son.
Translations of “reproof”
in Vietnamese sự khiển trách…
in Spanish reprobación, reprensión…
in Thai การตำหนิติเตียน…
in Malaysian ingatan…
in French réprimande…
in German die Rüge…
in Chinese (Traditional) 責備, 斥責, 指責…
in Indonesian teguran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 责备, 斥责, 指责…
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