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disapproval

noun [U] uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpruː.vəl/ us  
C1 the feeling of having a negative opinion of someone or something: Although they said nothing, she could sense their disapproval of her suggestion. There was a note of disapproval in the teacher's voice.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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