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remonstrance

Pronunciation: /rɪˈmɑːnstrəns; rɪˈmɒnstrəns/

Translation of remonstrance in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • [formal] (protest) protesta (feminine); (reproach) reproche (masculine), reconvención (feminine) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Incensed by the government's flouting of basic legal principles, the parlement of Paris, seconded by the provincial courts, condemned royal policy in a flood of remonstrances.
    • Is the list mainly a catalogue of wayward institutions that, depending on their own histories and practices, have given greater or lesser heed to the AAUP's remonstrances?
    • He next entered the service of Charles V; then embarked on a privateering expedition, for which Queen Elizabeth provided one of his ships, till the remonstrances of foreign powers led to his arrest.

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