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noun 
  1. The act of approve, approving; an assenting to the propriety of a thing with some degree of pleasure or satisfaction; approval, sanction, commendation or official recognition
Many . . . joined in a loud hum of approbation. --Macaulay.
The silent approbation of one's own breast. --Melmoth.
Animals . . . love approbation or praise. --Darwin.
Etymology: Latin approbatio: compare with French approbation. See approve to prove.


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