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Synonyms for complaint

Synonyms for complaint

an expression of dissatisfaction or a circumstance regarded as a cause for such expression

a pathological condition of mind or body

a minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature

Synonyms for complaint

an often persistent bodily disorder or disease

(formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based

(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense

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A statement from the family said: "Following legal advice, our family has now made a formal complaint to the Metropolitan Police about cyberstalking, harassment and, most recently, rape threats made against Chloe on Twitter.
When asked if there had been any complaint to his office regarding the closure of Twitter, he said no, stressing once again that without a formal complaint his office can take no action.
A formal complaint has been lodged by the dismissed staff as the situation is now improving because airline has resumed operations in parts of Iraq, Iran and other destinations," said Gulf Air Trade Union spokesman Mohammed Mahdi.
Consequently, Bank al-Falah lodged a formal complaint in NAB (KP).
ON YOUR BIKE: Andrew Mitchell who has lodged a formal complaint against Scotland Yard over the apparent leaking of its report into the 'Plebgate' affair.
A formal complaint was brought against Bassem Youssef for 'undermining the standing' of Morsi in his television show.
Summary: St James's Palace is still considering whether to make a formal complaint about The Sun's publication of nude photos of Prince Harry.
Summary: German Formula One driver Adrian Sutil was subject to a formal complaint by Lotus Renault shareholder Eric Lux Tuesday for "assault" following an incident at a nightclub after the Chinese Grand Prix April 17.
Summary: Boeing today released the following statement regarding the impending interim decision by a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel in DS 353, the formal complaint the European Union brought in 2006 against alleged U.
PALS aims to: Advise and support patients, their families and carers; Give information on NHS services; Listen to concerns, suggestions and queries; Help sort out problems quickly on your behalf; PALS cannot: Help with social care complaints but they can advise you on who to contact; o Help with a formal complaint requiring an investigation.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehman-Parast announced here on Sunday that Tehran plans to lodge a formal complaint with the United Nations against the threatening remarks recently uttered by US President Barack Obama against Iran.
A formal complaint is covered by the Administrative Procedures Act and is basically a lawsuit, filed with the agency and heard by an independent administrative law judge.
Make a formal complaint If informal contact does not help you resolve the problem, you may want to make a formal complaint.
THE Football Association will make a formal complaint about the flares that were thrown on to the pitch during England's defeat in Ukraine.
POLICE are no longer investigating an alleged sexual assault after no formal complaint was received.
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