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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.

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Following on from the Seal of Approval introduced for Mini and Youth sections in 2002 the award demonstrates that the club is providing its members with a safe, well organised and enjoyable environment in which to learn and play rugby.
Organiser Michael Eavis said after 40 years of putting on the event that it "finally got the royal seal of approval."
Airbus president and chief executive Louis Gallois said, 'This double seal of approval represents a key milestone for the A380 programme.
These include items such as a membership privilege card, a "Silver Spoon" award to acknowledge successful establishments that have been operating in line with international standards, and a seal of approval to award every restaurant registered with the association a "JRA Certificate" or "Seal of Approval." Focus on Quality and InnovationThe business plan outlines a strategic direction for JRA in the coming three years.
A woman who set up her own business just a month ago has been given the Royal seal of approval. Eirwen Godfrey, 60, from Pontypridd, who runs Knitwitches yarn business, met Prince Charles during his visit to Wales this week.
Today, the president of Suriname must give his seal of approval.
Hillman, a former LWVUS executive director, noted that the League's name is considered equivalent to the "Good House-keeping Seal of Approval."
The Dalton, GA-based Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) recently announced the first companies to earn certification for their carpet cleaning extractors under its new Seal of Approval program.
Recognizing that the best way to accomplish the goal of protecting and restoring the natural night environment and our heritage of dark skies is to couple education efforts with quality outdoor lighting, IDA has announced the Fixture Seal of Approval Program for Dark-Sky Friendly Fixtures.
The Boomophone Whack Pack has received numerous accolades, including the Parent's Choice Seal of Approval, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, Parenting Media Award and Creative Child Magazine's Top Creative Toys for 2004.
For consumers who'd rather not purchase garden supplies representing the remnants of a ravaged rain forest or live in a house made from lumber pared from old-growth, certification offers an opportunity to shop with a conscience, providing a sort of "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" for forest products harvested around the world.
Moseley have been given the seal of approval from the RFU for their work with the next generation of rugby players.