Disapprove - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdɪsəˈpruːv|  American pronunciation of the word disapprove
Brit.  |dɪsəˈpruːv|  British pronunciation of the word disapprove
- consider bad or wrong
- deem wrong or inappropriate (syn: reject)
I disapprove of her child rearing methods

Examples

She married him even though her parents disapproved.

The treaty was disapproved by the Senate.

Jim's father disapproved of his marriage to Mary.

I knew my parents would disapprove, but I went anyway.

I disapprove of diets; it's better to eat sensibly.

Her family strongly disapproved of her behaviour.

The board of directors disapproved the sale.

I disapprove of her child rearing methods

...the teachers disapprove of any displays of levity during school assemblies...

Many people disapprove of scientists who experiment on animals.

My parents disapprove of sex before marriage.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: disapprove
he/she/it: disapproves
present participle: disapproving
past tense: disapproved
past participle: disapproved
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