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approval

noun

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an acceptance of something as satisfactory
  • does this poster I made for the recital meet with your approval?

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The first known use of approval was in 1613

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“Approval.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/approval. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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