above (or beyond) reproach


above (or beyond) reproach
above (or beyond) reproach
such that no criticism can be made; perfect.

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  • beyond reproach — ► above (or beyond) reproach such that no criticism can be made; perfect. Main Entry: ↑reproach …   English terms dictionary

  • beyond reproach — Excellent, too good to be criticized ● reproach * * * above/​beyond reproach phrase impossible to criticize because of being so good Their handling of the affair has been absolutely beyond reproach. Thesaurus: perfect and perfectlysynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • beyond reproach — above reproach I never claimed to be above reproach Syn: perfect, blameless, above suspicion, without fault, faultless, flawless, irreproachable, exemplary, impeccable, immaculate, unblemished, spotless, untarnished, stainless, unsullied, whiter… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • above reproach — above/​beyond reproach phrase impossible to criticize because of being so good Their handling of the affair has been absolutely beyond reproach. Thesaurus: perfect and perfectlysynonym Main entry: reproach * * * above (or beyond) reproach such… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reproach — ► VERB 1) express one s disapproval of or disappointment with. 2) (reproach with) accuse of. ► NOUN ▪ an expression of disapproval or disappointment. ● above (or beyond) reproach Cf. ↑beyond reproach …   English terms dictionary

  • above reproach — ► above (or beyond) reproach such that no criticism can be made; perfect. Main Entry: ↑reproach …   English terms dictionary

  • reproach — v. & n. v.tr. 1 express disapproval to (a person) for a fault etc. 2 scold; rebuke; censure. 3 archaic rebuke (an offence). n. 1 a rebuke or censure (heaped reproaches on them). 2 (often foll. by to) a thing that brings disgrace or discredit… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reproach — verb 1》 express to (someone) one s disapproval of or disappointment in their actions. 2》 (reproach someone with) accuse someone of. noun 1》 an expression of disapproval or disappointment. 2》 (Reproaches) (in the Roman Catholic Church) a set of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • reproach — I n. 1) a term of reproach 2) above, beyond reproach II v. (D; refl., tr.) to reproach for * * * [rɪ prəʊtʃ] beyond reproach (D;refl.,tr.) to reproachfor a term of reproach above …   Combinatory dictionary

  • reproach — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter ▪ mild ▪ There was mild reproach in his tone. PREPOSITION ▪ above reproach, beyond …   Collocations dictionary