approval definition

  • noun:
    • The work or a case of approving.
    • the official approbation; a sanction.
    • positive respect; commendation.
    • An expression giving authorization; a sign of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing, or event suits demands.
    • An expression of positive acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones.
    • Approbation; sanction.
    • The act of approving; approbation; commendation; sanction; ratification.
    • Synonyms Approbation, Approval (see approbation), acceptance, permission, authorization.
    • acceptance as satisfactory
    • a feeling of liking some thing or someone great
    • a message expressing a good opinion
    • the formal work of approving
  • idiom:
    • on approval For evaluation or trial by a person minus the obligation buying: took the gown on endorsement.

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