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[uh-proo-vuh-buh l]
  1. capable of being approved.
  2. worthy of being approved; commendable.
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Origin of approvable

1400–50; late Middle English. See approve, -able
Related formsap·prov·a·bil·i·ty, nounap·prov·a·bly, adverbun·ap·prov·a·ble, adjectiveun·ap·prov·a·bly, adverb
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  • 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