approbation definition

  • noun:
    • An expression of cozy endorsement; compliments.
    • formal approval.
    • The work of approving; an assenting towards propriety of a thing with level of satisfaction or satisfaction; approval, sanction, commendation or formal recognition
    • Proof; attestation.
    • The act of approving; an assenting towards the propriety of a thing with degree of satisfaction or pleasure; approval; sanction; commendation.
    • Probation or novitiate.
    • The act of approving or commending; the offering of assent to anything as appropriate or praiseworthy; sanction; endorsement; commendation.
    • into the Roman Catholic Church, the state wisdom of a bishop or their agent approving the physical fitness of a priest for hearing confession.
    • the state sanction or license formerly needed in England, France, etc., the book of a book or other writing.
    • 4. Conclusive proof; evidence.
    • 5. Probation; trial; novitiate.
    • Synonyms Approbation, Approval, taste, commendation; sanction, consent, concurrence. Approbation and approval have become divided in meaning, approbation getting used much more when it comes to inward sensation, and approval much more for formal work.
    • formal recognition or approval
    • official endorsement

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