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chideverb [T]

uk   us   /tʃaɪd/ formal
to ​speak to someone ​severely because they have ​behavedbadly: She chided him for his ​badmanners.
(Definition of chide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chideverb [T]

 us   /tʃɑɪd/
to ​speak to someone ​severely because the ​person has ​behavedbadly: She chided him for his ​badmanners.
(Definition of chide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chide”
in Spanish reñir…
in Vietnamese trách mắng…
in Malaysian memarahi…
in Thai ดุด่า…
in French gronder…
in German schelten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 责骂,呵斥,训斥…
in Indonesian mencela, mencaci…
in Chinese (Traditional) 責駡,呵斥,訓斥…
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