Definition of approving in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈpro͞oviNG/


Showing or feeling approval of someone or something: the wine drew approving comments from across the table
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  • At fifteen he was already winning the Academie Francaise's approving attention for his poems.
  • He had even smiled in an approving way at her.
  • Carnegie would surely have given an approving nod to the latest generation of philanthropists.

Words that rhyme with approving

reproving, unmoving

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Syllabification: ap·prov·ing

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