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reprimandverb [T]

us   /ˈrep·rəˌmænd/
to tell someone, esp. officially, that his or her behavior is wrong and not acceptable: The committee reprimanded and censured him for his uncooperative attitude.
reprimand
noun [C] us   /ˈrep·rəˌmænd/
His boss gave him a severe reprimand for being late again.
(Definition of reprimand from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"reprimand" in British English

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reprimandverb [T]

uk   /ˈrep.rɪ.mɑːnd/ us   /ˈrep.rə.mænd/ formal
to express to someone your strong official disapproval of them: She was reprimanded by her teacher for biting another girl.
reprimand
noun [C] uk   us  
His boss gave him a severe reprimand for being late.
(Definition of reprimand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reprimand" in Business English

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reprimandverb [T]

uk   /ˈreprɪmɑːnd/ us   /ˈreprɪmænd/ HR, MANAGEMENT
to tell someone officially that they have done something wrong: reprimand sb for (doing) sth The head of department was severely reprimanded for failing to report computer thefts.

reprimandnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈreprɪmɑːnd/ us   /ˈreprɪmænd/ HR
the act of telling somebody officially that they have done something wrong: She was given a written reprimand. They will all receive letters of reprimand.
(Definition of reprimand from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reprimand”
in Spanish reprender…
in Vietnamese khiển trách…
in Malaysian diberi amaran…
in Thai ตำหนิ…
in French réprimander…
in German maßregeln…
in Chinese (Simplified) 训斥, 申斥, 谴责…
in Turkish tekdir etmek, kınamak, azarlamak…
in Russian делать выговор…
in Indonesian menegur…
in Chinese (Traditional) 訓斥, 申斥, 譴責…
in Polish udzielać nagany…
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“reprimand” in Business English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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