English translation of 'approuver'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. [personne] to agree with
Je vous approuve entièrement. I entirely agree with you.
Je ne vous approuve pas. I don’t agree with you.
2. [attitude, méthodes] to approve of
Je n’approuve pas ses méthodes. I don’t approve of his methods.
3. (= autoriser)
[demande, projet] to approve
[loi] to pass
lu et approuvé read and approved ⧫ approved
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Example Sentences Including 'approuver'
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Cette fois, et sans restriction aucune, on ne pouvait que l'approuver.Le Monde (2002)
Je le comprenais mais je ne pouvais l'approuver ni discuter avec lui.La nuit sacrée
La résolution 1441 ayant été édulcorée par rapport aux premiers projets américains, la Syrie pouvait l'approuver sans se déjuger.Le Monde (2002)
M. C. : Mais les pères n'osent plus approuver ces comportements machistes chez leur fils !Marie Claire
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'approuver' in Other Languages
British English: approve /əˈpruːv/ VERB
If you approve of something or someone, you like them or think they are good.
Not everyone approves of the festival.
- American English: approve
- Arabic: يُوافِقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aprovar
- Chinese: 赞成
- Croatian: odobriti
- Czech: schvalovat
- Danish: godkende
- Dutch: goedkeuren
- European Spanish: aprobar asentir
- Finnish: hyväksyä
- French: approuver
- German: genehmigen
- Greek: εγκρίνω
- Italian: approvare
- Japanese: 承認する
- Korean: 승인하다
- Norwegian: godkjenne
- Polish: zatwierdzić
- European Portuguese: aprovar
- Romanian: a aproba
- Russian: одобрять
- Spanish: aprobar
- Swedish: godkänna
- Thai: อนุมัติ
- Turkish: onaylamak
- Ukrainian: схвалювати
- Vietnamese: chấp thuận
British English: endorse VERB
If you endorse someone or something, you say publicly that you support or approve of them.
I can endorse their opinion wholeheartedly.
British English: okay VERB
If someone in authority okays something, they officially agree to it or allow it to happen.
His doctor wouldn't OK the trip.
British English: rubber stamp VERB
When someone in authority rubber-stamps a decision, plan, or law, they agree to it without thinking about it much.
The board's job is to rubber-stamp his decisions.
Translation of approuver from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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