Dis`ap*prove(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disapproved (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disapproving.] [Pref. dis- + approve: cf. F. dapprouver. Cf. Disapprobation.] 1. To pass unfavorable judgment upon; to condemn by an act of the judgment; to regard as wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; to censure; as, to disapprove the conduct of others.
2. To refuse official approbation to; to disallow; to decline to sanction; as, the sentence of the court-martial was
disapproved by the commander in chief.
This verb is often followed by of; as, to disapprove of an opinion, of such conduct. See Approve.
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