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  • n. A reprimand or rebuke. The act of admonishing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Admonition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Admonition; counsel; warning.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a firm rebuke

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Examples

  • My first admonishment is sight in and never go back to the bench.

    Why Americans Can't Shoot

  • (Yes, public admonishment is part of the learning process)

    When two tribes go to war (part four)

  • I have been very neglectful of my teeth for the last 5 years, earning me an admonishment from the detal hygienist for not getting my teeth checked after I had Lola, because pregnancy does terrible things to your teeth and gums, apparently.

    April 2006

  • Most of the focus, understandably enough, was on the panel's "admonishment" - its feeblest form of discipline - of Charlie Rangel, the beleaguered and soon-to-be-former chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • Most of the focus, understandably enough, was on the panel's "admonishment" -- its feeblest form of discipline -- of Charlie Rangel, the beleaguered and likely soon-to-be-former chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.

    RealClearPolitics - Homepage

  • Most of the focus, understandably enough, was on the panel's "admonishment" -- its feeblest form of discipline -- of Charlie Rangel, the beleaguered and soon-to-be-former chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.

    IndyStar.com Top Stories

  • Help those in her presence to keep a civil tongue and a calm demeanor as they take on the burden of chastisement and admonishment, which is never easy work, Lord.

    Poor, Afflicted Nail Filing Sister

  • The admonishment, which is a minor penalty, is unlikely to affect George's career, but the official reprimand could end Brown's career.

    Raw Story

  • The admonishment is the only complaint Murad has had against him in 21 years as both an attorney and judge, he said.

    The Observer-Dispatch Home RSS

  • She said the store issued the teens an "admonishment" to leave the store, but police did not force them out.

    Manager Photographs Teenagers And Says They Are Banned From The Apple Store For Life - The Consumerist

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