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Meaning of “approving” - Learner’s Dictionary

approving

adjective     /əˈpruːvɪŋ/
showing that you think something is good or right: an approving smile →  Opposite disapproving (disapprove) Showing respect and admirationApproving and approvalAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantly
approvingly adverb
Translations of “approving”
in Chinese (Traditional) 讚許的, 贊成的…
in Russian одобрительный…
in Turkish onayan, kabul eden, tasdik eden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赞许的, 赞成的…
in Polish pełen aprobaty…
(Definition of approving from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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