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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It reinvents the standard for entertainment television, shot in a style that would make Spielberg nod approvingly without losing the personality of the three stars, complete with near-the-knuckle gags and relentless banter.
KA's decision, say many of the punditry, may hurt her in the general election (save those who think of him as a "role model"), since the devoted Trumpetry have not reacted approvingly.
Byline: Jane Costello recently with a few she liked at the approvingly, of Mr me In first
In Karpos there is huge interest in gasification as evidenced by the conducted opinion poll in which 88 percent of 22,000 legal and physical entities responded approvingly.
The two actors could be seen pointing towards the shore, talking amongst themselves as they looked approvingly at the beach bodies on display under the Miami sun, the Daily Mail reported.
He approvingly quoted Bismarck: "The best a statesman can do is listen carefully to the footsteps of God, get ahold of the hem of His cloak and walk with Him a few steps of the way."
approvingly but who are you to judge merely because of my immobility you
The Scottish National party quotes Robert Burns approvingly in its statement that "rocks will melt with the sun" before a Scottish student pays a penny in tuition fees.
Journalists, ex-politicians, disillusioned ex-soldiers and settlement representatives expound rationally or rave fanatically, but most resonant are the images of hate-filled Israeli children throwing stones, spouting death threats and attacking Palestinians while their mothers beam approvingly. Succinct, exceptionally well-researched but excruciatingly hard-to-watch docu will find favor in rests, but only the bravest TV channels need apply.
David Davis is said to have approvingly repeated a description of the partnership between Mr Cameron and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg as "Brokeback Coalition".
The opinion noted approvingly the broad agenda of priorities set out by Georgieva, which ranged from expanding the EU's civil protection work, through better protection of humanitarian workers to high-profile disasters like Haiti and forgotten crises', such as sexual violence in Eastern Congo.
GEORGE Tyndale writes approvingly that Margaret Thatcher raised Britain's profile throughout the world.