Meaning of approving in English:

approving

Pronunciation /əˈpruːvɪŋ/

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adjective

  • Showing or feeling approval of someone or something.

    ‘the wine drew approving comments from across the table’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The most approving term he applies to his own work is "honest".’
    • ‘Often a salesperson will demonstrate a feature and look to you for an approving response.’
    • ‘Sam Adams is in the crowd and Johnny notices his approving look.’
    • ‘Darcy gave his son an approving look.’
    • ‘I don't have any doubt that my post-presidency has made some historians go back and look at the administration with a more benevolent and approving attitude.’
    • ‘Published last year, this 172-page book carries an approving blurb from the dean of the Kellogg School of Management.’
    • ‘Sections of the audience let out a disturbingly approving cheer.’
    • ‘Right-of-center speakers invited by these clubs are drawing large and approving crowds.’
    • ‘It was a look that excited many approving glances, as Von Furstenberg dresses are must-have this season.’
    • ‘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.’
    admiring, appreciative, appreciating, favourable, respectful, esteeming, commendatory, commending, applauding, acclamatory, acclaiming, praising, flattering, congratulatory, rapturous
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