Definition of aproval
1. approval [ n ] the formal act of giving approval
Examples: : "he gave the project his blessing" "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Committee approval of Gov._Price_Daniel 's `` abandoned property '' act seemed certain Thursday despite the adamant protests of Texas bankers .
The proposal would have to receive final legislative approval , by two-thirds majorities , before March 1 to be printed on the April 4 ballot , Roberts said .
(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
Furnishes complete cost estimates for clients approval .
(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)
Interest_rates are determined by the board_of_directors of the bank with the approval of the Farm_Credit_Administration .Synonyms approval blessing approving Related Terms disapproval support adoption backing reward admiration approbate
2. approval [ n ] a feeling of liking something or someone good
Examples: "although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval"
(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)
He holds that goodness and badness lie_in feelings of approval or disapproval .
There is therefore nothing about them to which an attitude of approval or condemnation could be fitting .Synonyms approval Related Terms disapproval liking favor approbation approve
3. approval [ n ] acceptance as satisfactory
Examples: "he bought it on approval"
(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)
It is far more difficult in many communities to obtain admission to an apprentice program which involves union approval than to get_into the most selective medical_school in the nation .Synonyms approval favourable_reception favorable_reception Related Terms acceptance appro approbate
4. approval [ n ] a message expressing a favorable opinion
Examples: "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
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