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reproach

US [rɪˈproʊtʃ]
UK [rɪˈprəʊtʃ]
  • v.责备;自责;指责;批评
  • n.责备;羞耻;批评;责备的话语
  • Web斥责;谴责;责难
Plural Form:reproaches  Present Participle:reproaching  Past Tense:reproached  
reproach
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n.
1.
[u]
责备;批评blame or criticism for sth you have done
His voice was full of reproach.
他的话完全是一种责备的语气。
The captain's behaviour is above/beyond reproach(= you cannot criticize it) .
队长的行为无可厚非。
2.
[c]
责备的话语;批评的言辞a word or remark expressing blame or criticism
He listened to his wife's bitter reproaches.
他听着妻子严厉的责备。
3.
[u]
羞耻;没面子;丢脸a state of shame or loss of honour
Her actions brought reproach upon herself.
她的举动使她很丢面子。
4.
[sing]
~ (to sb/sth)
(给…)带来羞辱的人(或事);(使…)丢脸的人(或事)a person or thing that brings shame on sb/sth
Such living conditions are a reproach to our society.
这样的生活条件是我们这个社会的耻辱。
v.
1.
~ sb (for sth/for doing sth).~ sb (with sth/with doing sth).~ (sb) + speech
责备;指责;批评to blame or criticize sb for sth that they have done or not done, because you are disappointed in them
She was reproached by colleagues for leaking the story to the press.
她因为将这件事透露给新闻媒体而受到同事的指责。
2.
~ yourself (for sth/for doing sth).~ yourself (with sth)
自责;(为…)感到内疚to feel guilty about sth that you think you should have done in a different way
He reproached himself for not telling her the truth.
他因为没有告诉她真相而自责。

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