remonstrance

 /rɪˈmɒnstrəns/

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
re•mon•strance /rɪˈmɑnstrəns/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. [uncountable] an act or instance of protesting.
  2. a protest[countable]deaf to remonstrances.
re•mon•strant, adj. See -monstr-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
re•mon•strance  (ri monstrəns), 
n. 
  1. an act or instance of remonstrating.
  2. a protest:deaf to remonstrances.
Etymology:
  • Medieval Latin remōnstrāre to point out; see remonstrate) + -ance -ance
  • Middle French, equivalent. to remonstr(er) (
  • 1470–80


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

remonstrance /rɪˈmɒnstrəns/ n
  1. the act of remonstrating; protestation
  2. a protest or reproof, esp a petition presented in protest against something



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