Definición de reprimand en inglés:
- They both received a written reprimand and were ordered to pay significant costs.
- His behavior, which did not go unnoticed, became the subject of a formal reprimand by the Cliburn Foundation chairman.
- Among other unfair treatments she made him mop the floor and issued formal warnings for relatively minor offences for which female employees received mild, informal reprimands.
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- He came to the attention of the authorities only because, returning one day from hunting, he had shot a tame bird; reprimanded by a bystander, he replied that if the man would only stay while he charged his piece, he would shoot him too.
- In 1932 the cast would have been severely reprimanded backstage afterwards - and worse!
- Things go from bad to worse as Nick returns to the stall moaning about being reprimanded by a security guard for handing out flyers.
Mid 17th century: from French réprimande, via Spanish from Latin reprimenda, 'things to be held in check', neuter plural gerundive of reprimere (see repress).
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