Meaning of “reproach” in the English Dictionary

"reproach" in British English

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reproachverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈprəʊtʃ/ us /rɪˈproʊtʃ/

C2 to criticize someone, especially for not being successful or not doing what is expected:

His mother reproached him for not eating all his dinner.
You have nothing to reproach yourself for/with.

reproachnoun [ C or U ]

uk /rɪˈprəʊtʃ/ us /rɪˈproʊtʃ/

C2 something that you say or do to criticize someone, especially for not being successful or for not doing what is expected:

The look of reproach on his face made her feel guilty.
Your reproaches are useless - what's done is done.

(Definition of “reproach” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reproach" in American English

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reproachverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈproʊtʃ/

to criticize or find fault with someone:

He’s still reproaching himself for the accident.

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