blessing, approval, approvingnoun
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 receptionnoun
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.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The senior officer's signature to a demand or application.
An attitude of respect for every animal, human being, universal being and living organism.
They show approval for every being they meet and every living organism.Submitted by MaryC on July 6, 2015
To give consent for legislation.
They gave their approval for the creation of peace for the optimum health of everyone in their country.Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020
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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
The numerical value of approval in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of approval in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Like millions of businesses around the globe, we have been forced by Government mandate to temporarily close our hospitality and leisure facilities, and are doing all that we can to retain and support our highly valued staff, the job retention plan created by the UK Government has nothing to do with the Trump Organization and does not benefit the business — it is solely about protecting people and their families who would otherwise be out of work. We are anxiously awaiting the day that we receive approval from the government to reopen our doors and look forward to getting back to business.
Why didn't we notice it? I don't know, can you imagine a prescription drug getting out on the market that didn't go through the approval process?
That was the goal, if you could get on the ‘ Tonight Show, ’ that was the standard. So The Tonight Show felt like a great validation … I had played The Tonight Show in my mind so many times, so when I finally got The Tonight Show, The Tonight Show felt surprisingly comfortable. And then when we recreated the set for The Tonight Show, it was eerie … Because I knew what it felt like to sit on that couch. It was electrifying. If you’re a young comedian, but someone has never heard of you, if you’ve done the' Tonight Show, ’ then people think you must be good. That was the only currency people understood. Certainly my parents did. For them, The Tonight Show was like, ‘ All right, he spent all those years staying up late in clubs and making $ 7 a week, but now he must be OK because he was on' The Tonight Show. ’ There was no other show that had that stamp of approval.
People who predict this president will suffer long-term approval dips have been wrong throughout his presidency.
We used to say it was all about getting in -- once Rena Conti got approval from the FDA, then Rena Conti could go to market.
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Translations for approval
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- 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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