Definition of 'complaint'
Example sentences containing 'complaint'
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There is neither independent regulation nor redress in case of complaint. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three federation officers are under investigation by the police complaints watchdog over their conduct during the affair. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The complaints system is often a farce. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The leaflet provides a hotline number for complaints. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Throughout the campaign the most common complaint heard was that people just did not understand the issues. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My only serious complaint was the food. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This year the top dressing is softer after complaints of the courts being too slippery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Let your neighbour know you intend to make a formal complaint to the council. The Sun (2010)Then his main complaint was about the perennial rumours that he and his wife were splitting up. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My book our house your case his complaint her drill their position. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)The first step is to make a formal complaint to the police. The Sun (2015)The most common complaints are about the value and selection of the wines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On internet forums there are complaints that service cover and insurance were sold when they were not needed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It said it had received a rising number of complaints from households over cowboy outfits and rogue traders. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Pressure is growing on energy firms to improve their service after consumer complaints trebled in the first quarter of this year. The Sun (2014)The Times takes complaints about editorial content seriously. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Complaints about critical illness cover have shot up 55 per cent in the past year. The Sun (2012)Cancer Research is considering whether to make a complaint. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But men make the same complaint about women, although less frequently. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Then again, you might have a serious complaint. The Sun (2010)I have been referred to the complaints department but no one has called me. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He also had to treat soldiers for illnesses and complaints including burns to the skin caused by the Nairobi fly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'complaint'
British English: complaint /kəmˈpleɪnt/ NOUN
A complaint is a statement of dissatisfaction about a situation.
There were nearly 1 million passenger complaints last year.
- American English: complaint
- Arabic: شَكْوَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: reclamação
- Chinese: 抱怨
- Croatian: pritužba
- Czech: stížnost
- Danish: klage reklamation
- Dutch: klacht
- European Spanish: queja
- Finnish: valitus
- French: plainte
- German: Beschwerde
- Greek: παράπονο
- Italian: reclamo
- Japanese: 不平
- Korean: 불평하기
- Norwegian: klage
- Polish: skarga
- European Portuguese: reclamação
- Romanian: plângere
- Russian: жалоба
- Spanish: queja
- Swedish: klagomål
- Thai: ความไม่พอใจ
- Turkish: şikayet
- Ukrainian: скарга
- Vietnamese: lời phàn nàn
Definition of complaint from the Collins English Dictionary
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