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Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

apprŏbātĭo: (adp-), ōnis, f. approbo.
I An approving, allowing, assenting to, approbation, acquiescence (most freq. in Cic.): id volgi adsensu et populari approbatione judicari solet, Cic. Brut. 49, 185: id. Tusc. 2, 1, 3: hoc decorum movet adprobationem, id. Off. 1, 28, 98; id. Ac. 2, 17: hominum, Liv. 23, 23.—In plur.: non adprobationes solum movere, Cic. Or. 71, 236. —Hence, approbatio testium, approbation, i. e. reception, Auct. ad Her. 2, 6.—
II Proof, confirmation (only in Cic.): haec propositio indiget approbationis, Cic. Inv. 1, 36 and 37: assumptionis, proof of the minor proposition, id. ib. 1, 34.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

apprŏbātĭō¹³ (adp-), ōnis, f. (approbo),
1 approbation : Cic. Br. 185
2 preuve, confirmation : Cic. Inv. 1, 67 ; 70.

Latin > German (Georges)

approbātio, ōnis, f. (approbo), I) die Zustimmung zu etw., die Billigung, Genehmigung, Zufriedenheit mit etw., die Anerkennung einer Pers. od. Sache, Cic. u.a.: testium, die Billigung, Annahme der Z., Cornif. rhet.: Plur., Cic. or. 236. – II) insbes., als philos. t. t. = die Darlegung, Dartuung = der Beweis, assumptionis (des Untersatzes), Cic.: quae (propositio) non indiget approbatione, Cic.

Latin > English

approbatio approbationis N F :: approbation, giving approval; proof, confirmation; decision