Definition for "Reprimand"

Etymology

From French réprimande, from réprimer (“to repress”).
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Reprimand - (Verb)

phonetic : /ˈreprəˌmand/ http://www.gstatic.com/dictionary/static/sounds/de/0/reprimand.mp3
1. Rebuke (someone), esp. officially
  • officials were dismissed or reprimanded for poor work
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criminate (rebuke formally)
lambast (censure severely or angrily) "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
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To reprove in a formal or official way.
  • He is struck by Antinous, who is in turn reprimanded by one of the “proud young men” courting Penelope:
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Reprimand - (Noun)

phonetic : /ˈreprəˌmand/ http://www.gstatic.com/dictionary/static/sounds/de/0/reprimand.mp3
1. A rebuke, esp. an official one
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reprehension, reprimand (an act or expression of criticism and censure) "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
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A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
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Reprimand - (General)

2. rebuke formally
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3. rebuke: an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
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4. call on the carpet: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
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5. A reprimand is a severe, formal or official reproof. Reprimanding takes in different forms in different legal systems, such as in UK law.
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6. A reprimand is a police prosecution within the United Kingdom that is given to people 17 years and under who break the law and get arrested for the first time. It is an opportunity to get the offender to think about what they have done and to realize the consequences of their actions. ...
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7. Pursuant to an order of the House, a formal reproof addressed by the Speaker/President of the Senate to an offender adjudged guilty of a breach of privilege or of a contempt of the House.
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8. Written notification to a student outlining the nature of his or her misconduct and the implications of further misconduct. A student who has received a reprimand is permitted to continue at Athabasca University.
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9. The court may reprimand a child instead of convicting them. A note of the reprimand is kept and will be taken account of if the child reoffends
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10. n.  A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.  “. . . their talk was still of the classroom and teacher, of books and reprimands” (209).
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11. A notice or action given to employees who disregard your restaurant policies. All reprimands should be documented and kept in the employee files.
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12. the police can reprimand a person who admits a criminal offence which in the view of the police it is not appropriate to charge the offender with. See also warning. (Chapter 15)
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13. includes caution and means an official censure or rebuke.
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14. A disciplinary discussion held in private, dealing with a performance issue.
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15. a lengthy reprimand or scolding concerning something
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16. An intended punishment technique involving verbal scolding or correction that is designed to discourage inappropriate behavior.
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17. verb--to scold, find fault with
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Pronunciation : IPA

  • /ˈɹɛp.ɹəˌmænd/
  • /ˈɹɛp.ɹəˌmɑnd/
  • /ˈɹɛp.ɹəˌmænd/
  • /ˈɹɛp.ɹəˌmɑnd/
  • /ˌɹɛp.ɹəˈmænd/
  • /ˌɹɛp.ɹəˈmɑnd/
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