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approbation
used in Gulliver's Travels

3 uses
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Definition
approval - often official
  • I wrote for their amendment, and not their approbation.
    Introductory Sections (89% in)
  • It appeared that he understood me well enough, for he shook his head by way of disapprobation, and held his hand in a posture to show that I must be carried as a prisoner.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (11% in)
  • This proposal was received with the utmost disapprobation by the whole board.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (84% in)

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