meaning of approbation

approbation meaning in General Dictionary

Proof attestation

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  • official recognition or endorsement
  • official endorsement
  • Proof; attestation.
  • The work of approving; an assenting towards propriety of a thing with some degree of satisfaction or satisfaction; endorsement; sanction; commendation.
  • Probation or novitiate.

approbation meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., "proven effectiveness, quality," from Old French aprobacion or straight from Latin approbationem (nominative approbatio) "an approval," noun of activity from past participle stem of approbare (see approve). Indicating "approval, recommendation" is from very early 15c.


approbation - German to English

approbation

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  • health licence [Br.]
  • health license [Am.]

approbation - French to English

approval


approbation meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Proof; attestation.

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  • (n.) The work of approving; an assenting toward propriety of anything with level of pleasure or pleasure; endorsement; sanction; commendation.
  • (n.) Probation or novitiate.

Sentence Examples with the word approbation

The probability is that the book had received the stamp of popular approbation before the end of the 1st century of our era, and the leading men did not dare to reject it.

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