remonstrance

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noun re·mon·strance \ri-ˈmän(t)-strən(t)s\

Definition of remonstrance

  1. 1 :  an earnest presentation of reasons for opposition or grievance; especially :  a document formally stating such points

  2. 2 :  an act or instance of remonstrating

Examples of remonstrance in a sentence

  1. Many residents wrote letters of remonstrance to city officials.

  2. over the vociferous remonstrances of my parents I decided to drop my music lessons

1573

First Known Use of remonstrance

1573


REMONSTRANCE Defined for English Language Learners

remonstrance

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noun re·mon·strance \ri-ˈmän(t)-strən(t)s\

Definition of remonstrance for English Language Learners

  • : a protest or complaint about something


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remonstrance

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noun re·mon·strance \ri-ˈmän-strəns\

Legal Definition of remonstrance

  1. :  an earnest presentation of reasons in opposition to something; specifically :  a document formally stating points of opposition or grievance


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