ADJ. severe | public | verbal, written
VERB + REPRIMAND earn (yourself), get, receive The manager earned himself a severe reprimand for criticizing the referee. | give sb, issue (sb with) She was issued with a reprimand for leaking the news.
PREP. ~ for a reprimand for a breach of the rules
ADV. severely | gently | officially | publicly
PREP. for She was severely reprimanded for accepting the money.