desaprobar
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desaprobar(
dehs
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proh
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bahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to declare yourself against)
a. to disapprove of
Los veganos desaprueban los zoológicos.Vegans disapprove of zoos.
b. to condemn
En las sociedades occidentales, se desapureba el incesto.In Western societies, incest is condemned.
2. (to dismiss)
a. to reject
La oposición desaprueba el proyecto de ley antiinmigrantes.The opposition party rejects the Anti-immigrant Bill.
3. (to not pass)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
(Southern Cone)
a. to fail (an exam, a course)
Luna está estudiando mucho porque no quiere desaprobar química.Luna is studying hard because she doesn't want to fail Chemistry.
4. (to award a fail grade to)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
(Southern Cone)
a. to fail (a student)
Estoy muy deprimida porque me desaprobaron injustamente.I'm really depressed because I was failed unfairly.
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desaprobar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (mostrar disconformidad)
a. to disapprove of
2. (propuesta, plan)
a. to reject
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desaprobar
transitive verb
1 (no aprobar) to disapprove of
2 (condenar) to condemn
3 [+solicitud] to reject; dismiss
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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