[ uh-proo-vuh-buhl ]
/ əˈpru və bəl /
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capable of being approved.
worthy of being approved; commendable.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
OTHER WORDS FROM approvableap·prov·a·bil·i·ty, nounap·prov·a·bly, adverbun·ap·prov·a·ble, adjectiveun·ap·prov·a·bly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for approvable
Whereas notwithstanding the solid reason or confirmed experience of any man, is very approvable in what profession soever.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
And is, in fact, approvable as a practical officer and soldier, by the strictest judge then living.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. IX. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle