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Definition of remonstrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//rɪˈmɑnstreɪt//
[intransitive, transitive] remonstrate (with somebody) (about something) + speech (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they remonstrate
he / she / it remonstrates
past simple remonstrated
-ing form remonstrating
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to protest or complain about something or someone They remonstrated with the official about the decision.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: remonstrate