frown on/upon

phrasal verb
frowned on/upon; frowning on/upon; frowns on/upon

Definition of frown on/upon

: to disapprove of (something) The company frowns on dating among employees. Public expressions of affection are frowned upon in many cultures.

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“Frown on/upon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frown%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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