meaning of approving

approving meaning in General Dictionary

Expressing approbation commending as an approving look

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  • the formal work of approving
  • expressing or manifesting compliments or approval
  • of Approve
  • revealing approbation; commending; as, an approving laugh.

approving meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Approve

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  • (a.) Expressing approbation; commending; because, an approving smile.

Sentence Examples with the word approving

He appointed Cola di Rienzo to a civil position at Rome, and, although at first approving the establishment of the tribunate, he later sent a legate who excommunicated Rienzo and, with the help of the aristocratic faction, drove him from the city (December 1347).

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