Meaning of “chide” in the English Dictionary

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"chide" in British English

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chideverb [ T ]

uk /tʃaɪd/ us /tʃaɪd/ formal

to speak to someone severely because they have behaved badly:

She chided him for his bad manners.

(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 behaved badly:

She chided him for his bad manners.

(Definition of “chide” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)