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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: approbation(0.00874 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to approbation.
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n 1: official approval
2: official recognition or approval [ant: disapprobation]
English → English (gcide)
Approbation \Ap`pro*ba"tion\, n. [L. approbatio: cf. F.
approbation. See Approve to prove.]
1. Proof; attestation. [Obs.] --Shak.
2. The act of approving; an assenting to the propriety of a
thing with some degree of pleasure or satisfaction;
approval; sanction; commendation.
Many . . . joined in a loud hum of approbation.
The silent approbation of one's own breast.
Animals . . . love approbation or praise. --Darwin.
3. Probation or novitiate. [Obs.]
This day my sister should the cloister enter,
And there receive her approbation. --Shak.
Syn: Approval; liking; sanction; consent; concurrence.
Usage: Approbation, Approval. Approbation and approval
have the same general meaning, assenting to or
declaring as good, sanction, commendation; but
approbation is stronger and more positive. “We may be
anxious for the approbation of our friends; but we
should be still more anxious for the approval of our
own consciences.”“He who is desirous to obtain
universal approbation will learn a good lesson from
the fable of the old man and his ass.”“The work has
been examined by several excellent judges, who have
expressed their unqualified approval of its plan and