WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
re•mon•strate /rɪˈmɑnstreɪt/USA pronunciation v., -strat•ed, -strat•ing.

    to argue or protest in objection or complaint: [no object;
    (~ + about + object)]
    He remonstrated about their rudeness.[+ that clause]He remonstrated that they were rude.
See -monstr-.

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remonstrate /ˈrɛmənˌstreɪt/ vb (intransitive)
  1. usually followed by with, against, etc: to argue in protest or objection: to remonstrate with the government
Etymology: 16th Century: from Medieval Latin remonstrāre to point out (errors), from Latin re- + monstrāre to show

ˌremonˈstration n remonstrative /rɪˈmɒnstrətɪv/ adj ˈremonˌstrator n

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