What does approving mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blessing, approval, approving(adj)

    the formal act of approving

    "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

  2. approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive(adj)

    expressing or manifesting praise or approval

    "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"


  1. approving(Adjective)

    Expressing approbation; commending; as, an approving smile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approving

    of Approve

  2. Approving(adj)

    expressing approbation; commending; as, an approving smile

How to pronounce approving?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say approving in sign language?

  1. approving


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of approving in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of approving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of approving in a Sentence

  1. Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro:

    If the (supreme court) appeal is upheld, I will give an approving decision.

  2. Paul Denis:

    The government got it right in the Whirlpool/Maytag merger, approving that transaction.

  3. Jorge Seguro Sanches:

    But when contracts end, they go to the market ... I'm not approving any extensions of subsidies.

  4. Carlos Saturnino:

    Lack of efficiency in approving projects led to a backlog of around $5 billion in projects between 2015 and 2017.

  5. Di Maio:

    It went well because we have set some goals: cutting taxes, approving the law on minimum wage and getting good results for Italians.

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