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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The high court on Friday agreed, publicly reprimanding Burton.
Summary: Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], March 4 (ANI):Andhra PradeshIT MinisterNara LokeshonMonday said that High court reprimanding Telangana police for arresting the employees of the company is a victory of the justice.
Considine said he does not know of anyone else the state is reprimanding at the school.