expressing or manifesting praise or approval

approbative criticism


an affirmative nod

Syn: ↑approving, ↑affirmative, ↑approbative, ↑plausive
Similar to: ↑favorable, ↑favourable
Derivationally related forms: ↑approve, ↑approve (for: ↑approbative)

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  • approbatory — approbation ► NOUN ▪ approval; praise. DERIVATIVES approbative adjective approbatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from approbare approve …   English terms dictionary

  • approbatory — adjective see approbation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • approbatory — See approbative. * * * …   Universalium

  • approbatory — adjective Tending to approve or confirm See Also: approbation …   Wiktionary

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  • approbatory — adj. laudatory, praising, expressing praise, commending …   English contemporary dictionary

  • approbatory — ap·pro·ba·to·ry …   English syllables

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