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adjective as in contraband

adjective as in passé

adjective as in vetoed

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The teenager told previous Nobel Peace Prize winner President Obama that she disapproved of his drone policy.

He pointed out that far more charters were approved than disapproved, even co-locations, and even schools run by Moscowitz.

In fact, one survey showed 80 percent of the population disapproved of the proposed restrictions.

A Secretary Hagel could similarly thwart policies he disapproved of by magnifying their cost and difficulty.

By early April, a stunning 46 percent of state residents strongly disapproved of his performance in office.

Deeply as they disapproved of his politics, they respected his independence and were inordinately proud of him.

Notwithstanding these successes, the Dutch government disapproved of Count Maurice's administration.

Sir Alexander Pepps recommended leeches to the throat: Mr. Brook disapproved of them.

Yet those who disapproved of that system found no illustration more practically effective to illustrate their argument.

He disapproved, also, of that part of the plan which confined relief and employment to the workhouses.


On this page you'll find 130 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disapproved, such as: bootleg, illicit, prohibited, smuggled, unauthorized, and taboo.

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