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disapprovalnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpruː.vəl/  us   /ˌdɪs.əˈpruː.vəl/
C1 the ​feeling of having a ​negativeopinion of someone or something: Although they said nothing, she could ​sensetheir disapproval of her ​suggestion. There was a ​note of disapproval in the teacher's ​voice.
(Definition of disapproval from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disapprovalnoun [U]

 us   /ˌdɪs·əˈpru·vəl/
the ​expression or ​feeling that something done or said is ​wrong: The ​boysensed his mother’s disapproval. He ​decided to ​marry her, to the ​great disapproval of his ​father.
(Definition of disapproval from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disapproval”
in Arabic اسْتِنْكار, اسْتِهْجان, رَفْض…
in Korean 못마땅함…
in Portuguese desaprovação…
in Catalan desaprovació…
in Japanese 不満…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对,不赞成…
in Turkish tasdiklememe/onaylamama…
in Russian неодобрение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對,不贊成…
in Italian disapprovazione…
in Polish dezaprobata…
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