seal of approval

noun phrase

: an action or statement that shows approval or official acceptance
The bill has the President's seal of approval.
often used figuratively
Fans have given the band's new song their seal of approval.

Examples of seal of approval in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It's even earned a seal of approval from Oprah, who featured fold-up Paravel bags on her 2018 list of Favorite Things. Toni Sutton, Peoplemag, 15 Sep. 2023 Looking for more products that have earned our BHG Recommends seal of approval? Alida Nugent, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Sep. 2023 In addition to impressing us with its simple design and ease of use (it came already assembled!), the Bouncer Bliss gets a seal of approval from Dr. Purdy, who loves how the angle and height of this bouncer allow your infant to be close to you while still freeing up your hands. Sarah Bradley, Parents, 8 Sep. 2023 Selena Gomez takes her family to The Weeknd's concert Days after Gomez's mom gave the couple her seal of approval, the singer brought her relatives to The Weeknd's show in Dallas, which is near where the Only Murders in the Building star grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas. Sophie Dodd, Peoplemag, 28 Aug. 2023 To make sure a supplement contains the amounts of catechins and caffeine claimed on the label, look for a seal of approval from a third-party testing organization. Carol Eustice, Verywell Health, 23 Aug. 2023 Below, 8 button-up shirt outfits that have the supermodel seal of approval. Laura Jackson, Vogue, 17 Aug. 2023 Having earned editors’, shoppers’, and Garner’s seal of approval, Brooks running shoes are bound to become your go-to choice for exercising and running errands, too. Claire Harmeyer, Peoplemag, 17 Aug. 2023 Claims about cats’ seal of approval might seem overblown (particularly to those who believe that cats are incapable of joy), but the proof rests in the view count: Nearly all of the channel’s content approaches (or surpasses) 100,000 views, with some videos exceeding 2 million views. Christina Wyman, WIRED, 15 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Seal of approval.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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