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Complain Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge; "The plaintiff''s lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client"
  • express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Complain'

  • Complaint: This article is about the legal usage. For complaints in other contexts, see complaint (disambiguation). In legal terminology, a complaint is any formal
  • No Reason to Complain: to Complain is a stand up comedy performance by comedian Patton Oswalt, released on DVD by Comedy Central. The "Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain" DVD
  • Can't Complain: For the Nickel Creek song, see Can't Complain (song). Can't Complain is a 2009 American independent comedy film written and produced by Corey Williams

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'Complain' example sentence in quotations

* Never complain and never explain. - Benjamin Disraeli

* Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. - Dale Carnegie

* Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment. - Benjamin Franklin

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Complain Sample Sentences in News

  • Don’t let winter break your bank
    Our frigid winter has sorted Western New Yorkers into two camps: people who complain about the weather, and people who complain about people who complain about the weather. However you feel about our winter, you can’t deny it has been a destructive one. Read more on this news related to 'Complain'
  • Palestinians say to formally approach ICC in April
    The Palestinians will formally approach the International Criminal Court on April 1 to complain about alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza and settlement activity, a senior official said. "One of the first important steps will be filing a complaint against Israel at the ICC on April 1 over the (2014) Gaza war and settlement activity," said Mohammed Shtayye Read more on this news related to 'Complain'
  • Harassed by auto driver? Complain to cops on mobile app
    The City traffic police are using social media to create awareness about the various platforms through which citizens can complain about harassment by auto-rickshaw drivers. Though complaints can be made on already existing hotlines (080-22868444/228 68550), not many calls are received even though complaints of harassment are on the rise. The reason: Lack of aware Read more on this news related to 'Complain'

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