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Approval

The present confirmation, ratification, or assent to some action or thing done by another, which is submitted to an individual, group, or governmental body for judgment. The acceptance by a judge of a bond, security, or other document that is required by law to meet with the judge's satisfaction before it becomes legally effective.

approval

noun acceptance, accord, acquiescence, adoption, affirmance, affirmation, agreement, allowance, approbatio, approbation, assent, assurance, authentication, authorization, comprobatio, concurrence, confirmation, consent, countenance, encouragement, endorsement, expression of satisfaction, favor, license, nod of approbation, permit, ratification, recognition, sanction, support, toleration, validation
Associated concepts: acceptance by a bank, approved ennorsed note, sale on approval
Foreign phrases: Qui non improbat, approbat.He who does not disapprove, approves. Quod approbo non reprobo. That which I approve I do not later reject.
See also: acceptance, adoption, advantage, advocacy, affirmation, assent, charter, confirmation, consent, corroboration, designation, dispensation, estimation, exception, favor, honor, indorsement, indulgence, leave, legalization, license, mention, option, partiality, permission, permit, ratification, recognition, recommendation, regard, respect, sanction, subscription, support

approval

see PROPERTY.
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