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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin approbāre, approbō, adapted to French prouver. Synchronically analysable as a- +‎ prouver.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.pʁu.ve/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

approuver

  1. to approve (of)

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French aprover (to approve), borrowed from Latin approbō, approbāre (regard as good, approve, favour, commend, endorse), from ad + probō, probāre (esteem as good, approve, prove).

VerbEdit

approuver

  1. (Jersey) to approve (of)