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reprensión
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. reprimand
De mi estancia en el ejército, recuerdo vivamente las duras reprensiones de mis superiores.From my time in the army, I remember vividly the harsh reprimands of my superiors.
b. scolding
Ninguna reprensión servía para enderezar al rebelde de mi hijo.No scolding could straighten out my rebel son.
c. rebuke
Las reprensiones del párroco de la aldea surtieron efecto.The village parson's rebukes were effective.
d. telling-off (United Kingdom)
Los niños no hicieron caso a la reprensión de la maestra.The kids paid no attention to the teacher's telling-off.
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reprensión
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (a niños)
a. telling-off
2. (a empleados)
a. reprimand
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reprensión
(amonestación) (a un adulto) reprimand; telling-off (familiar); (a un niño) scolding;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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