Examples of disapprove in a Sentence
She married him even though her parents disapproved.
The treaty was disapproved by the Senate.
Recent Examples of disapprove from the Web
U.S. officials have said that the United States can continue to disapprove of the militarization of the South China Sea while asking Beijing for help on North Korea.
Among the measures the Albany disapproved of was Rep. Joe Marino's proposal to prevent inmates' child support obligations from continuing to accrue while offenders are behind bars.
The group alleged that in disapproving its bid, the planning board caved to anti-Muslim sentiment in the community and discriminated against the society based on religion.
By Friday, the daily tracking numbers showed 46 percent of likely U.S. voters approve of the job Trump is doing, compared to 54 percent who disapproved.
By then Andiola had left her leadership position at ADAC, whose board at that time disapproved of its members’ involvement in non-Dreamer cases.
Rated: PG Photo courtesy MGM Synopsis: Samuel L. Jackson stars as a Los Angeles police officer who disapproves of his new neighbors, an interracial couple played by Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington.
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First Known Use of disapprove
DISAPPROVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disapprove for English Language Learners
: 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)
DISAPPROVE Defined for Kids
Definition of disapprove for Students
: to dislike or be against someone or something Mom disapproved of the TV show.
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