Examples of approval in a Sentence
children who never gained their parents' approval
Do I have your approval to make the changes?
The rally will be on May 19, provided the city gives its approval.
The government has so far withheld approval of the drug.
We were required to get approvals at each stage of the project.
Recent Examples of approval from the Web
This process requires the approval of at least 17 of the 32 judges of the court.
Over the last three weeks, China’s trademark office gave preliminary approval for one trademark to Mr. Trump for providing catering services and four to his daughter through her trademarking business, Ivanka Trump Marks.
In a separate but related complaint, Molloy also found approvals for the project violated the Clean Water Act, the National Forest Management Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.
Zoran Zaev took the post Thursday following his approval by lawmakers a day earlier.
The Milwaukee Common Council gave its unanimous approval Wednesday.
The approval was disappointing to Northwestern because an appeal before the NLRB has been pending since January, university spokesman Bob Rowley said in a statement.
Circuit court judges are now charged with overseeing the approval process to make sure local governments and developers follow all the procedures in the new law before applications go forward.
The resolution, as originally proposed, would include the members in to join PERF starting in January 2018, pending approval from the state retirement system.
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Origin and Etymology of approval
First Known Use: 1613
APPROVAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of approval for English Language Learners
: 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.
APPROVAL Defined for Kids
Definition of approval for Students
1 : the belief that something is good or acceptable
2 : permission to do something
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