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TO APPROVE, approbare. To increase the profits upon a thing; as to approve land by increasing the rent. 2 Inst. 784.

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Approving a draft agreement on co-operation in the field of culture between the governments of Qatar and Turkmenistan signed in Ashgabat on 07/03/2016.
Hispanics' opinions about black-white marriages are similar to blacks, with 87% of Hispanics in the June 2007 update approving and 10% disapproving.
And the advisory committee analyzing the Cox-2s called for much more stringent tests before approving any similar drugs in the future.
2004, the court issued an opinion approving and authorizing the publication of an affidavit of indigent status form for use by the clerks of the circuit courts.
The newly approving European Union countries mutually recognized the UK license after completion of the MRP.
circulated a proposal ("Scientific and Technical Principles for Fixed-Dose Combination Products") that appears to require major clinical trials for approving generic fixed-dose combinations for HIV, trials not required for similar approvals in the U.S.
As of late February, the FDA was close to approving a drug-coated stent designed to prevent' arteries from reclogging.
The agency requires "significant scientific agreement" before approving a health claim, a standard it defines "on a case-by-case basis."
The Court of Appeals affirmed the Appellate Division's order approving rezoning.
16 bill approved a 6,200-grant limit, and the NIH began approving another 1,200 grants, a process it plans to complete before the end of the fiscal year.
million was also referred to the ECNEC after approving it.
Order Approving Establishment of Representative Offices