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remonstrance

[ ri-mon-struhns ]
/ rɪˈmɒn strəns /
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noun
an act or instance of remonstrating.
a protest: deaf to remonstrances.
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Origin of remonstrance

1470–80; <Middle French, equivalent to remonstr(er) (<Medieval Latin remōnstrāre to point out; see remonstrate) + -ance-ance

OTHER WORDS FROM remonstrance

non·re·mon·strance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for remonstrance (1 of 2)

remonstrance
/ (rɪˈmɒnstrəns) /

noun
the act of remonstrating; protestation
a protest or reproof, esp a petition presented in protest against something

British Dictionary definitions for remonstrance (2 of 2)

Remonstrance
/ (rɪˈmɒnstrəns) /

noun history
the statement of Arminian principles drawn up in 1610 in Gouda in the Netherlands
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