frown upon

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to frown upon (third-person singular simple present frowns upon, present participle frowning upon, simple past and past participle frowned upon)

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To disapprove (of).
    Baiting fish is not illegal in this state, but strongly frowned upon.

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