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Approbation

Ap`pro`ba´tion
n.1.Proof; attestation.
2.The act of approving; an assenting to the propriety of a thing with some degree of pleasure or satisfaction; approval; sanction; commendation.
Many . . . joined in a loud hum of approbation.
- Macaulay.
The silent approbation of one's own breast.
- Melmoth.
Animals . . . love approbation or praise.
- Darwin.
3.Probation or novitiate.
Noun1.approbation - official approval
2.approbation - official recognition or approval
Antonyms:
condemnation, disapprobation - an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"
John Hancock, OK, acceptance, accord, account, acquiescence, adherence, admiration, adoration, affirmance, affirmation, affirmative, affirmative voice, agreement, apotheosis, appreciation, approval, assent, authentication, authorization, awe, aye, benediction, blessing, breathless adoration, certification, commendation, compliance, confirmation, connivance, consent, consideration, countenance, countersignature, courtesy, credit, deference, deification, duty, eagerness, endorsement, esteem, estimation, exaggerated respect, favor, favorable vote, go-ahead, goodwill, great respect, green light, hero worship, high regard, homage, honor, idolatry, idolization, imprimatur, liking, nod, notarization, okay, permission, pleasure, prestige, promptitude, promptness, ratification, readiness, regard, respect, reverence, reverential regard, rubber stamp, sanction, satisfaction, seal, seal of approval, sigil, signature, signet, stamp, stamp of approval, submission, subscription, the nod, ungrudgingness, unloathness, unreluctance, validation, veneration, visa, vise, voice, vote, warrant, willingness, worship, worth, yea, yea vote
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