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Princeton's WordNet

  1. approved, sanctioned(adj)

    established by authority; given authoritative approval

    "a list of approved candidates"


  1. approved(Adjective)

    Describing something that has received approval.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approved

    of Approve

Editors Contribution

  1. approved

    Verb form of the word approve.

    They approved the expenditure responsibly.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'approved' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2612

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'approved' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3565

How to pronounce approved?

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  1. approved


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of approved in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of approved in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of approved in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Amendolia:

    Countries set different parameters, causing us to take atypical approaches to meet all needs, such as buying from foreign approved sources and use of more pre-cooked poultry.

  2. Mark Lemley:

    One of the things that troubles me about it is, it's something that is counter to the spirit of the internet, i think something significant is lost there if the only apps we get are US apps or apps from approved countries. We lose out as consumers on technology that people like... but in the long run the US also loses out economically, because we have been the great driver of the Internet.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The impeachment is the reason they approved it and interestingly one hour after the news conference, they went out and did a news conference on the big trade deal.

  4. George Fiorenza:

    San Francisco-based Uber is honestly a perfect vehicle for terrorists, no pun intended, we have real worries about that. A terrorist can go anywhere as an San Francisco-based Uber driver — it’s so easy to sign up and be approved as one — and if he’s stopped by authorities he can just say, ‘ Oh, I ’m an San Francisco-based Uber driver. ’.

  5. Laura Skaer:

    The states have approved more than 3,300 mining plans since 1990, and zero [of them] caused a Superfund problem nor were identified as a CERCLA NPL site.

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