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complaint /kəmˈpleɪnt/ noun

شکایت ، دادخواهی ، قانون ـ فقه: شکایت ، عارض شدن ، روانشناسی: شکایت ، بازرگانی: شکایت
- criticism, charge, grievance, gripe (informal), grouse, grumble, lament, moan, protest
- illness, affliction, ailment, disease, disorder, malady, sickness, upset
English Thesaurus: complaint, make a complaint, complaint about, formal complaint, letters of complaint, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

complaint S3 W3 /kəmˈpleɪnt/ noun
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: complainte, from complaindre; complain]

1. [uncountable and countable] a statement in which someone complains about something:
If you wish to make a complaint, you should see the manager.
The sales assistants are trained to deal with customer complaints in a friendly manner.
complaint about
Keating was dismissed after complaints about the quality of his work.
complaint of
complaints of police brutality
complaint from/to
complaints from local residents
a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority
complaint against
All complaints against police officers are carefully investigated.
complaint that
We are concerned by complaints that children are being bullied.

2. [countable] something that you complain about:
Our main complaint was the poor standard of service.
My only complaint is that the price is rather high.

3. [countable] formal an illness that affects a particular part of your body:
He is having treatment for a chest complaint.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. act of complaining
ADJ. bitter, serious | common, familiar, frequent | formal, official | consumer, customer
VERB + COMPLAINT have I have a complaint about the food.
bring, file, lodge, make, register, voice He brought a complaint against his former manager. They filed a complaint with the European Commission.
get, have, receive We have had some serious complaints from parents.
deal with, handle, hear, investigate, respond to The tribunal heard complaints against the director.
resolve | reject
COMPLAINT + VERB arise complaints arising from late payment
concern sth, relate to sth
COMPLAINT + NOUN complaints procedure
PREP. ~ about a complaint about working conditions
~ against a complaint against the police
~ from a complaint from the neighbours
~ of a complaint of unfair dismissal
~ to to make a complaint to the authorities
PHRASES cause/grounds for complaint The way I was treated gave me no cause for complaint.
a chorus of complaint, a letter of complaint, a matter of complaint

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. illness
ADJ. mild, minor | chronic | common Not being able to sleep at night is a very common complaint.
back, chest, etc. | medical
VERB + COMPLAINT have, suffer from He has a minor skin complaint.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


make a complaint (=complain formally to someone)
The manager of the team decided to make a complaint about the referee.
file/lodge a complaint formal (=make a complaint)
She filed a complaint against several of her colleagues.
have a complaint (=want to complain about something)
Please let us know if you have any complaints about our service.
bring a complaint against somebody formal (=complain in a formal, legal way)
Higgins brought a complaint against his former manager.
receive a complaint (also have a complaint)
Our department has received a number of complaints from the public.
deal with/handle a complaint
Police officers came to the house to deal with a complaint about noise.
investigate a complaint
The dog was rescued after officials investigated a complaint of neglect.
uphold a complaint (=say it is reasonable)
The complaint was upheld and the advertisement was withdrawn.
a complaint concerns something/relates to something
We have received a number of complaints concerning faulty goods.
a formal/official complaint
The man has lodged a formal complaint against the police.
a common/widespread/frequent complaint
A common complaint of children is that parents do not listen to them.
a serious complaint
Serious complaints of negligence have been made.
a customer/consumer complaint
As a result of the improvements, customer complaints went down by 70%.
a bitter complaint (=a very angry one)
The people are full of bitter complaints about their government.
a familiar complaint (=one that you have heard many times)
A lack of good public transport is a familiar complaint.
cause/grounds for complaint (=a good reason to complain)
I do not think that he has any cause for complaint.
a letter of complaint
I wrote a letter of complaint to the hospital manager.
a complaints procedure (=a system for dealing with complaints)
There is a very straightforward complaints procedure you must follow.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: There have been several complaints for the service in the canteen.
GOOD: There have been several complaints about the service in the canteen.

Usage Note:
(make ) a complaint about sth (NOT for ): 'If you have any complaints about the service, you should write to the manager.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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