Meaning of reprimand

rep•ri•mand

Pronunciation: (n.rep'ru-mand", -mänd"v.rep'ru-mand", -mänd", rep"ru-mand', -mänd'), [key]
— n.
  1. a severe reproof or rebuke, esp. a formal one by a person in authority.
—v.t.
  1. to reprove or rebuke severely, esp. in a formal way.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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