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Line breaks: ap¦prov|ing
Pronunciation: /əˈpruːvɪŋ

Definition of approving in English:


Showing or feeling approval of someone or something: the wine drew approving comments from across the table
More example sentences
  • He was obviously enjoying himself - at the end of every carol or lesson, he would turn to his wife and offer approving comments on the performances.
  • To approving nods, he recalled his record as mayor, as he does on almost every day of his campaign.
  • Sections of the audience let out a disturbingly approving cheer.



Example sentences
  • As long as I'm approvingly linking to myself, I might as well pat myself on the back for seeing this one coming.
  • City bureaucrats beamed approvingly at each new design.
  • Anyway, when I got to the gallery, Andrea was on the sidewalk in front, looking up approvingly.

Words that rhyme with approving

reproving, unmoving

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