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approbation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌaprəˈbāSHən/,
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Approval or praise,
  1. Approval or praise
    • - the opera met with high approbation

  1. official approval
  2. (approbatory) approving: expressing or manifesting praise or approval; "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"
  3. Approbation is, in Roman Catholic canon law, an act by which a bishop or other legitimate superior grants to an ecclesiastic the actual exercise of his ministry.
  4. (Approbatory) Approbativeness is a faculty from the discipline of Phrenology.
  5. (n.) praise (The crowd welcomed the heroes with approbation.)
  6. Judgment by a prelate of a priest, declaring him qualified by authorizing him to exercise some sacred ministry. The grant of faculties by a bishop to an ordained cleric.