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American English: /rəˈmɑnˌstreɪt/
British English: /ˈrɛmənstreɪt/

Translation of remonstrate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • to remonstrate with somebodythey were furiously remonstrating with each other
    estaban discutiendo acaloradamente
    she remonstrated with him over his selfish attitude
    le reprochó su actitud egoísta
    lo reconvino por su actitud egoísta [formal]
    Example sentences
    • ‘I am only trying to turn you into a lady,’ he remonstrates.
    • The next day it voted to remonstrate yet again against the king's reply to the protestations of the thirteenth.
    • On the other hand, when remonstrating with sceptics in private he pleads the mind-blowing evidence that crosses his desk from many intelligence people at home and abroad as if it were raw gospel truth.

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