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reprimand

noun admonishment, admonition, blame, castigation, censure, chiding, correction, criticism, denunciation, derogation, disapproval, displeasure, dispraise, dressing down, exception, exprobration, improbation, increpation, jobation, lecture, objection, objurgation, rating, rebuke, reprehensio, reprehension, reproach, reproof, reproval, revilement, scolding, sermon, sharp censure, sharp words, stricture, trimming, upbraiding, warning
Associated concepts: reprimand issued by the grievance committee of the bar association

reprimand

verb accuse, admonish, animadvert on, asperse, berate, blame, call to account, call to task, censure formally, chastise, chide, condemn, correct, criminate, decry, denounce, deprecate, disapprove, discommend, disparage, dispraise, dress down, execrate, exprobrate, find fault, flay, fulminate against, impeach, inveigh against, lash, lecture, objurgate, rail at, rant, rebuke, recriminate, remonstrate, reprehend, reproach, reprobate, reprove, revile, run down, scold, thunder against, trounce, upbraid, vilify, vilipend, vituperare, vituperate, warn
Associated concepts: reprimand by the grievance committee
See also: admonish, admonition, bad repute, blame, castigate, censure, complain, condemn, condemnation, criticism, criticize, denounce, denunciation, diatribe, disapprobation, disapprove, discipline, disparagement, fault, impeach, impeachment, lash, objurgation, outcry, penalize, punish, punishment, rebuff, rebuke, remonstrance, reprehend, reproach, warn

REPRIMAND, punishment. The censure which in some cases a public office pronounces against an offender.
     2. This species of punishment is used by legislative bodies to punish their members or others who have been guilty of some impropriety of conduct towards them. The reprimand is usually pronounced by the speaker.

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The figures have shown in Middlesbrough 2,730 children out of every 100,000 received their first reprimand, warning, conviction, or PND in 2008/09, a rise from the previous year.
Believing they carry more weight and lasting impact when conducted publicly before the board, the Special Commission on Lawyer Regulation, as well as input from nonlawyers on the Citizens Forum, unanimously recommended personal appearances before the board for public reprimands for disciplined lawyers instead of other options, such as having the reprimand administered by a local judge or the referee in the case or by publication of the reprimand.
In other inquiries, Mildenhall trainer Robert Gates recieved a pounds 400 fine and reprimand over a positive sample from his Kings Ridge at a meeting on September 10 last year, but a similar positive the same night from trainer Pamela Cock's Public Enemy resulted in no order being made due to previous treatment from her vet.
A number of complimentary references were read in support of Mr Smith and the council agreed on a reprimand that will remain on his professional registration for two years.
Tom Boysen, the LAUSD's chief operating officer, said the clerks were given unsatisfactory marks in their evaluations, and their supervisor, who works out of the district headquarters, received a letter of reprimand.
Similarly, the ACTC believes that adding public reprimands to the sanctions available to the DOP should not change the current IRS practice of issuing private reprimands when the DOP has determined (following an investigation) that the practitioner's conduct, while inappropriate, does not merit "more formal sanctions" Accordingly, it urges that final Section 10.
A teenage refugee whose family has been 'living in a state of terror' on an inner city housing estate yesterday won the High Court's permission to challenge a police reprimand.
The judges' status is guaranteed by the Constitution and administrative institutions cannot take reprimand measures against them, so as to maintain the independence of the judiciary.
Most reprimands do not require more action than a chat with a supervisor.
Although they are generally not intended to do so, such scathing, public reprimands will unfortunately leave deep and permanent scars and often prevent the development and maintenance of interpersonal relationships between supervisors and subordinates that are based on trust, loyalty, and respect.
The ACLJ filed suit in April 1998 against the Department of Corrections in the state of Minnesota on behalf of Thomas Altman and Ken Yackly to force their employer to rescind the reprimands they received in 1997 when they attended the state-mandated training session called "Gays and Lesbians in the Workplace.
The board, at its meeting last month, also received a proposed policy change which would not require that all public reprimands be administered at board meetings.