approbate

verb
ap·​pro·​bate | \ˈa-prə-ˌbāt \
approbated; approbating

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Congress must approbate the President's nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court.

First Known Use of approbate

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for approbate

Middle English, from Latin approbatus, past participle of approbare — more at approve

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