improbation

noun im·pro·ba·tion \ˌimprōˈbāshən\

Definition of improbation

  1. 1 archaic :  disapproval

  2. 2 [Latin improbation-, improbatio] Scots law :  an act by which falsehood and forgery are proved :  an action brought for the purpose of having some instrument declared false or forged

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Origin and Etymology of improbation

Middle French, from Latin improbation-, improbatio disapprobation, from improbatus (past participle of improbare to disapprove, from in- 1in- + probare to examine, approve, prove) + -ion, -io -ion


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