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Definition of admonition noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

admonition

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌædməˈnɪʃn//
 
(admonishment
NAmE//ədˈmɑnɪʃmənt//
 
)
[countable, uncountable] (formal)
 
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a warning to someone about their behavior To William he had written a letter full of stern admonitions, urging him to think carefully about what he was committing himself to.
NAmE//ədˈmɑnəˌtɔri//
 
adjective The sergeant lifted an admonitory finger at us.
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