- beyond reproach
- not to be criticized.
These were men of outstanding character who were beyond reproach.
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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 — index unimpeachable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
beyond reproach — ► above (or beyond) reproach such that no criticism can be made; perfect. Main Entry: ↑reproach … English terms 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 (or beyond) reproach — such that no criticism can be made; perfect. → reproach … English new terms 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
reproach — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter ▪ mild ▪ There was mild reproach in his tone. PREPOSITION ▪ above reproach, beyond … Collocations dictionary
reproach — re|proach1 [rıˈprəutʃ US ˈproutʃ] n formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: reproche, from reprochier to reproach , from Vulgar Latin repropiare, from Latin prope near ] 1.) [U] criticism, blame, or disapproval ▪ You don t need me, she… … Dictionary of contemporary English
reproach — I UK [rɪˈprəʊtʃ] / US [rɪˈproʊtʃ] verb [transitive] Word forms reproach : present tense I/you/we/they reproach he/she/it reproaches present participle reproaching past tense reproached past participle reproached to criticize someone and feel… … English dictionary
reproach — 1 noun formal 1 (U) blame or disapproval for the things you have done: “Are you going already?” he cried, his voice full of reproach. | beyond/above reproach formal (=impossible to criticize; perfect): His behaviour throughout this affair has… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English