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approved

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approved

verb
past tense of approve

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to give official acceptance of as satisfactory
  • as soon as the pond project was approved, the bulldozers were at the site

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“Approved.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/approved. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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