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Definition of disapprove:

  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.


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