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approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive(adj)
expressing or manifesting praise or approval
"approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"
A word or grammatical form which denotes a positive affect expressing the appreciation or approval of the speaker.
Sanctioning officially, giving authorization or approval to something.
Origin: From approbativus, from approbo.
approving, or implying approbation
Origin: [Cf. F. approbatif.]
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