Definitions for approbateˈæp rəˌbeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. approbate(verb)

    approve or sanction officially

  2. approbate(verb)

    accept (documents) as valid


  1. approbate(Verb)

    To give official sanction, consent or authorization

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approbate(adj)


  2. Approbate(verb)

    to express approbation of; to approve; to sanction officially

  3. Origin: [L. approbatus, p. p. of approbare to approve.]

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