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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·ap·prove /-ˈpruv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·ap·prove v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disapproved p. pr. & vb. n. Disapproving.]
 1. To pass unfavorable judgment upon; to condemn by an act of the judgment; to regard as wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; to censure; as, to disapprove the conduct of others.
 2. To refuse official approbation to; to disallow; to decline to sanction; as, the sentence of the court-martial was disapproved by the commander in chief.
 Note:This verb is often followed by of; as, to disapprove of an opinion, of such conduct. See Approve.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: consider bad or wrong [ant: approve]
      2: deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child
         rearing methods" [syn: reject] [ant: approve]