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 Dictionary entry overview: What does approbation mean? 

  The noun APPROBATION has 2 senses:

1. official approval
2. official recognition or approval

  Familiarity information: APPROBATION used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1approbation [BACK TO TOP]


Official approval

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Hypernyms ("approbation" is a kind of...):

approval (a feeling of liking something or someone good)

Sense 2approbation [BACK TO TOP]


Official recognition or approval

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("approbation" is a kind of...):

approval; commendation (a message expressing a favorable opinion)


disapprobation (an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable)

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