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approval

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noun ap·prov·al \ə-ˈprü-vəl\

Simple Definition of approval

  • : the belief that something or someone is good or acceptable : a good opinion of someone or something

  • : permission to do something : acceptance of an idea, action, plan, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of approval

  1. :  an act or instance of approving :  approbation

on approval
  1. :  subject to a prospective buyer's acceptance or refusal <stamps sent to collectors on approval>

Examples of approval in a sentence

  1. children who never gained their parents' approval

  2. Do I have your approval to make the changes?

  3. The rally will be on May 19, provided the city gives its approval.

  4. The government has so far withheld approval of the drug.

  5. We were required to get approvals at each stage of the project.



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First Known Use of approval

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Rhymes with approval



APPROVAL Defined for Kids

approval

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noun ap·prov·al \ə-ˈprü-vəl\

Definition of approval for Students

  1. 1 :  the belief that something is good or acceptable

  2. 2 :  permission to do something





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