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Definition of disapproval noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable] disapproval (of somebody/something)
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 a feeling that you do not like an idea, an action, or someone's behavior because you think it is bad, not suitable, or going to have a bad effect on someone else disapproval of his methods to show/express disapproval He shook his head in disapproval. She looked at my clothes with disapproval. opposite approval
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