withhold approval from


withhold approval from
index disapprove (reject)

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  • withhold — with‧hold [wɪDˈhəʊld, wɪθ ǁ ˈhoʊld] withheld PTandPP [ ˈheld] verb [transitive] 1. to refuse to let someone have something: • I withheld payment until they had completed the work. • Part of your salary is withheld for income tax. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • approval — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full, warm (esp. BrE), wholehearted ▪ The plan did not win wholehearted approval. ▪ grudging, qualified ▪ general …   Collocations dictionary

  • withhold — verb ADVERB ▪ deliberately, intentionally (esp. AmE) VERB + WITHHOLD ▪ threaten to ▪ The government was threatening to withhold future financial aid. ▪ decide to …   Collocations dictionary

  • disapprove — I (condemn) verb admonish, animadvert, belittle, berate, brand, call to account, cast aspersions on, cast blame upon, castigate, cavil, censure, chastise, chide, criticize, debase, declaim against, decry, denounce, denunciate, deprecate,… …   Law dictionary

  • disapproval — noun 1. a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing (Freq. 6) • Ant: ↑approval • Derivationally related forms: ↑disapprove • Hypernyms: ↑dislike 2. the expression of disapproval …   Useful english dictionary

  • disapprove — disapprover, n. disapprovingly, adv. /dis euh proohv /, v., disapproved, disapproving. v.t. 1. to think (something) wrong or reprehensible; censure or condemn in opinion. 2. to withhold approval from; decline to sanction: The Senate disapproved… …   Universalium

  • disapprove — dis•ap•prove [[t]ˌdɪs əˈpruv[/t]] v. proved, prov•ing 1) to think (something) wrong or reprehensible; censure or condemn in opinion 2) to withhold approval from; decline to sanction 3) to have an unfavorable opinion; express disapproval (usu. fol …   From formal English to slang

  • disapprove — [c]/dɪsəˈpruv / (say disuh proohv) verb (disapproved, disapproving) –verb (i) 1. to be full of censure. –verb (t) 2. to withhold approval from; decline to sanction: the court disapproved the verdict. 3. Obsolete to think wrong or reprehensible;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • disfavor — I noun 1. the state of being out of favor he is in disfavor with the king • Syn: ↑disfavour • Derivationally related forms: ↑disfavour (for: ↑disfavour) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agriculture and Food Supplies — ▪ 2007 Introduction Bird flu reached Europe and Africa, and concerns over BSE continued to disrupt trade in beef. An international vault for seeds was under construction on an Arctic island. Stocks of important food fish species were reported… …   Universalium


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