approbatory

approbative

[ap-ruh-bey-tiv, uh-proh-buh-]
adjective
approving; expressing approbation.
Also, approbatory [uh-proh-buh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] .


Origin:
1605–15; < Medieval Latin approbātīvus. See approbate, -ive

approbativeness, noun
subapprobative, adjective
subapprobativeness, noun
subapprobatory, adjective
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approbation (ˌæprəˈbeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  commendation; praise
2.  official recognition or approval
3.  an obsolete word for proof
 
'approbative
 
adj
 
'approbatory
 
adj

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