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disapprove

verb dis·ap·prove \-ˈprüv\

: to believe that someone or something is bad or wrong : to not approve of someone or something

: to officially refuse to approve or accept (something)

Full Definition of DISAPPROVE

transitive verb
1
:  to pass unfavorable judgment on
2
:  to refuse approval to :  reject
intransitive verb
:  to feel or express disapproval
dis·ap·prov·er noun
dis·ap·prov·ing·ly \-ˈprü-viŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of DISAPPROVE

  1. She married him even though her parents disapproved.
  2. The treaty was disapproved by the Senate.

First Known Use of DISAPPROVE

1614

Rhymes with DISAPPROVE

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