approof

approof
\\aˈprüf, əˈ-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: from approve (I), after English prove: proof

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Approof — Ap*proof , n. [See {Approve}, and {Proof}.] 1. Trial; proof. [Archaic] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Approval; commendation. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • approof — ap·proof …   English syllables

  • ap|proof — «uh PROOF», noun. Archaic. 1. approval: »The self same tongue, Either of condemnation or approof (Shakespeare). 2. proof. ╂[< Old French aprove < aprover approve < Latin approbāre; see etym. under approbate (Cf. ↑approbate)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • apprefe — variant of approof, Obs., proof …   Useful english dictionary

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