- The definition of approbation is warm approval or praise.
An example of approbation is the speech given by the college president after the football team earned the state championship.
approbation definition by Webster's New World
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- approval, sanction, or commendation
- Obsolete proof
approbation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An expression of warm approval; praise.
- Official approval.