disapprove

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disapprove of (someone or something)

To regard someone or something as unacceptable or inappropriate. The boss frequently disapproves of our very long lunches on Friday afternoons. My mother disapproves of the length of my skirt, but I think it's just fine.
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disapprove of someone or something

to object to someone or something. I disapprove of her choice for maid of honor. Do you disapprove of me?
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Just 43 percent of all Americans now say they approve of the job Obama is doing on the economy, while 54 percent disapprove.
Obama's overall job-approval rating stands at 50 percent, equaling his low point in Post-ABC polling; 47 percent disapprove of the job he is doing.
NOTE: The Alberta Stock Exchange neither approves nor disapproves
The Vancouver Stock Exchange neither approves nor disapproves of the contents of this news release.
Hopley Vice President Corporate Development -0- The Vancouver Stock Exchange neither approves nor disapproves the information contained in this News Release.
Today the MP said: "I disapprove of the trade involving Meow Meow, legal highs or drugs in general.