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monition

Definitions of monition
  1. noun
    cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    synonyms: admonition, warning, word of advice
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    types:
    deterrent example, example, lesson, object lesson
    punishment intended as a warning to others
    type of:
    advice
    a proposal for an appropriate course of action
  2. noun
    a firm rebuke
    synonyms: admonishment, admonition
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    type of:
    rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval
    an act or expression of criticism and censure
  3. noun
    a summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted
    synonyms: process of monition
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    type of:
    process, summons
    a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant
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