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Definition of "disapproved" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of disapprove. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "disapproved" in a sentence
  • "Contrary to the perceived idea that Stalin disapproved of Mao, Halliday says these documents revealed that the Soviet leader had talent-spotted his Chinese counterpart and nurtured his power-base from the 1920s."
  • "This conversation has the effect of reviving my old questions not about the war itself — of which I disapproved from the first day, and of which my analysis hasn't varied at all — but about these strange characters whom we in France stubbornly persist in demonizing ( "princes of darkness") or ridiculing with simplistic epithets ( "neo-cons," which can also mean, in French, "neo-dummies"), but who aren't quite as uni-dimensional as they may seem."
  • "Unsurprisingly for a man of the cloth, Elwin disapproved."