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disapproved


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disapprove  \Dis`ap*prove\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disapproved};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Disapproving}.]  [Pref.  dis-  +  approve:  cf  F. 
  d['e]approuver.  Cf  {Disapprobation}.] 
  1.  To  pass  unfavorable  judgment  upon  to  condemn  by  an  act  of 
  the  judgment;  to  regard  as  wrong  unsuitable,  or 
  inexpedient;  to  censure;  as  to  disapprove  the  conduct  of 
  others 
 
  2.  To  refuse  official  approbation  to  to  disallow;  to  decline 
  to  sanction;  as  the  sentence  of  the  court-martial  was 
  disapproved  by  the  commander  in  chief. 
 
  Note:  This  verb  is  often  followed  by  of  as  to  disapprove  of 
  an  opinion,  of  such  conduct.  See  {Approve}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disapproved 
  adj  :  not  approved;  "the  disapproved  tax  proposal"  [ant:  {approved}] 




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