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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·mon·ish /ædˈmɑnɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·mon·ish v. t. [imp. & p. p. Admonished p. pr. & vb. n. Admonishing.]
 1. To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort. Admonish him as a brother.”
 2. To counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.
    Admonishing one another in psalms and hymns.   --Col. iii. 16.
 I warned thee, I admonished thee, foretold
 The danger, and the lurking enemy.   --Milton.
 3. To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.
    Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle.   --Heb. viii. 5.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I
           warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false
           assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet" [syn: warn,
            discourage, monish]
      2: warn strongly; put on guard [syn: caution, monish]
      3: take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
         [syn: reprove]