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admonition

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌæd.məˈnɪʃ.ən/ (also admonishment, uk   /ədˈmɒn.ɪʃmənt/  us   /-ˈmɑː.nɪʃ-/ ) formal
a piece of advice that is also a warning to someone about their behaviour: The most common parental admonition must surely be "Don't stay out late".
admonitory
adjective uk   /ədˈmɒn.ɪ.tər.i/  us   /-ˈmɑː.nə.tɔː.ri/ formal
an admonitory remark
Translations of “admonition”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勸誡, 忠告, 警告…
in Chinese (Simplified) 劝诫, 忠告, 警告…
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