Definitions for approvaləˈpru vəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word approval
blessing, approval, approving(noun)
the formal act of approving
"he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
a feeling of liking something or someone good
"although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval"
approval, favorable reception, favourable reception(noun)
acceptance as satisfactory
"he bought it on approval"
a message expressing a favorable opinion
"words of approval seldom passed his lips"
An expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing, or event meets requirements.
I need to get an approval on this purchase order.
An expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones.
Words of approval never seem to come from him.
An attitude of respect for every being and living thing.
She showed her approval of every being she met and every living thing.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'approval' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2619
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'approval' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3223
Rank popularity for the word 'approval' in Nouns Frequency: #1104
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's like a seal of approval.
It’s like a seal of approval.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
If a child lives with approval, he learns to live with himself.
We anticipate the FCC approval shortly, after which we'll close.
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Translations for approval
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- съгласие, разрешениеBulgarian
- schválení, souhlasCzech
- anerkendelse, godkendelseDanish
- Genehmigung, ZustimmungGerman
- hyväksyminen, hyväksyntäFinnish
- agrément, approbationFrench
- approvazione, permessoItalian
- 承認, 賛成Japanese
- жактыруу, уруксат, макулдук берүүKyrgyz
- goedkeuring, instemming, toestemming, permissieDutch
- одобрение, согласие, разрешение, утверждениеRussian
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