amonestación

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in sense 3).
amonestación(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (punishment)
a. reprimand
No me atuve a las reglas de la hermandad y recibí una amonestación.I didn't stick to the rules of the brotherhood and received a reprimand.
b. warning
Juan recibió una amonestación por molestar a otros alumnos en clase.Juan got a warning for annoying other students in class.
2. (sports)
a. yellow card
Sánchez recibió una amonestación y se perderá el próximo partido.Sanchez is shown a yellow card and will miss the next game.
b. warning
El arquero recibió una amonestación por insultar a su rival.The goalkeeper received a warning for insulting his rival.
c. caution
El defensor recibió dos amonestaciones y fue expulsado del campo de juego.The defender received two cautions and was sent off the field.
d. booking
Fue falta, pero no merecía una amonestación.It was a foul, but it didn't deserve a booking.
amonestaciones
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (religious)
a. banns
Se publicaron las amonestaciones matrimoniales en la parroquia.The marriage banns were published in the parish.
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amonestación
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (reprimenda)
a. reprimand
2. (sports)
a. warning
amonestacionesbanns
amonestación
1 (reprimenda) reprimand; (advertencia) warning; (consejo) piece of advice; (Fútbol) caution; yellow card; (Jur) caution;
2 amonestaciones (Religión) marriage banns
correr las amonestaciones to publish the banns
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