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reproval

[ri-proo-vuh l] /rɪˈpru vəl/
noun
1.
the act of reproving.
2.
a reproof.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; reprove + -al2
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  • The reproval was imposed as a result of his failure to perform legal services competently or communicate with a client.
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reproof

/rɪˈpruːf/
noun
1.
an act or expression of rebuke or censure
Word Origin
C14 reproffe, from Old French reprove, from Late Latin reprobāre to disapprove of; see reprobate
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