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

 rep·ri·mand /ˈrɛprəˌmænd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rep·ri·mand n.  Severe or formal reproof; reprehension, private or public.
    Goldsmith gave his landlady a sharp reprimand for her treatment of him.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rep·ri·mand, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reprimanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Reprimanding.]
 1. To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally.
    Germanicus was severely reprimanded by Tiberius for traveling into Egypt without his permission.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; as, the court ordered him to be reprimanded.
 Syn: -- To reprove; reprehend; chide; rebuke; censure; blame. See Reprove.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to
          take the rebuke with a smile on his face" [syn: rebuke,
           reproof, reproval, reprehension]
      v 1: rebuke formally [syn: censure, criminate]
      2: 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" [syn: call on the carpet, rebuke,
         rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, jaw, dress down,
          call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate,
          chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]