There are 2 definitions of reproof in English:

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Syllabification: re·proof
Pronunciation: /riˈpro͞of
 
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noun

  • An expression of blame or disapproval: she welcomed him with a mild reproof for leaving her alone a look of reproof
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    • It could signify a promise or a threat or a reproof.
    • A statue showing Medea about to slaughter her children symbolizes the reproof of infanticide. In this case, death is clearly shown as a contained force, even a holy force.
    • By the faintly chagrined expression on his face, Darius could very safely assume that Asgard had received a similar reproof.
    Synonyms
    rebuke, reprimand, reproach, admonishment, admonition; disapproval, censure, criticism, condemnation
    informal dressing down

Origin

Middle English: from Old French reprove, from reprover 'reprove'. Early senses included 'ignominy, personal shame', and 'scorn'.

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There are 2 definitions of reproof in English:

reproof2

Line breaks: re|proof
Pronunciation: /riːˈpruːf/

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verb

[with object]
  • 1British Make (a garment) waterproof again.
  • 2Make a fresh proof of (printed matter).

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