Definition of reprove
reprovinglyplay \-ˈprü-viŋ-lē\ adverb
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Examples of reprove in a Sentence
The teacher reproved the student for being late.
my piano teacher often reproves me for slouching while playing, observing that good posture helps one play better
Synonym Discussion of reprove
REPROVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reprove for English Language Learners
: to criticize or correct (someone) usually in a gentle way
REPROVE Defined for Kids
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