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admonition

ad muh ni shuhn

  • n  cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality
  • n  a firm rebuke

  • The simultaneous applause and admonition reflect the paradoxical role of the European Commission.
  • The admonition of omerta does not mean that one cannot speak about how he feels about given things.
  • They might also take note of the admonition of America's first megaphilanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, who wrote in 1889 that "the day is not far distant when the man who dies leaving .
News & Articles

  • Waste Can Become Business
    Suley Muratoglu, vice president, Marketing & Product Management, Tetra Pak Inc. There’s a kernel of wisdom in that old parental admonition: clean your dinner plate because there are children starving in Africa.
    June 19, 2013 - Manufacturing.net
  • Again: Please pass the budget
    OK, everybody, that’s a wrap. Let’s end this thing. Pass the biennial operating budget. That becomes the weekly admonition. We are not privy to what is taking place behind the scenes, but we are overdue for an encouraging sign. Passing the budget is easier said than done, but really, how much time does a legislature need to do what a legislature inevitably must do? The heavy compromise part has ...
    June 15, 2013 - The Wenatchee World
Quotes

  • President Bush in Guardian Unlimited
    I think His Holy Father will be pleased to know that much of our foreign policy is based on the admonition to whom much is given, much is required,Bush said in a pre-trip interview.
  • Chris Beutler in guardian.co.uk
    When Sally came and put her hand on my arm, her lightest admonition was like the heaviest weight,Beutler said. "I would sulk back to my chair."
  • Condoleezza Rice in Economic Times
    What has not changed is that our relations with traditional and emerging great powers still matter to the successful conduct of policy. Thus, my admonition in 2000 that we should seek to get right the relationships with the big powers--...

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