Definition of 'approval'
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Her approval ratings are the lowest for five years. The Sun (2016)The board will almost certainly give their approval. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Few expected him to succeed in winning approval to build a big mine beneath a national park. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When budgets are drawn up they should be submitted to the relevant select committee for approval. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has suffered low approval ratings over the past year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Councils have applied but either withdrew their applications or failed to win approval. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company plans to apply for regulatory approval for it to be used to help diagnose diseases such as cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead, give her warm approval for any attempt to interact and join in. The Sun (2016)Yet failure to administer discipline can result in implied acceptance or approval of the offense. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsLeaders who are driven are trying to seek approval for something. Christianity Today (2000)He expects to get official approval for the plans next week. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It also expects mortgage approvals to rise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Your aim is to gain approval so be prepared to change your plans. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are too many committees and approval procedures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The sale was agreed last year but has faced months of delays in gaining regulatory approval. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He also won the approval of the most respected man in the village. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The programme is the last stop on the long road to regulatory approval. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are today at least half a million immigrants wandering around the country without any official approval to be here. The Sun (2013)You need to stop looking to him for acceptance and approval and recognise that he is simply a very flawed person. The Sun (2009)Whether it would be right for approval to be given in other cases would depend upon the particular circumstances obtaining in them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With this comes the need and desire to take risks as well as the need to fit in and gain peer approval. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His approval ratings slipped five points to 62 per cent last week. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As she says, she wants a reaction from mothers and approval from fathers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her personal approval rating now stands at 66%. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fracking was temporarily banned in Britain until the technique was given qualified approval after a government review. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's managed pretty well without committee approval for the past two centuries. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Lambert seldom joined in the chatter and yet his wife would constantly glance towards him, as though seeking approval or praise. BomberUniversities submitted access agreements for approval last month setting out how they would ensure that the higher fee would not deter applications from less well off students. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The consultation ends next month, well ahead of the usual statutory measures that will kick in once the project has received formal planning approval. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Any parties interested in Entertainment Rights will have to win the approval of of number of large investors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'approval'
British English: approval /əˈpruːvl/ NOUN
If a plan or request gets someone's approval, they agree to it.
He gave his personal approval to the security arrangements.
- American English: approval
- Arabic: مُوافَقَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: aprovação
- Chinese: 批准
- Croatian: odobrenje
- Czech: schválení
- Danish: godkendelse
- Dutch: goedkeuring
- European Spanish: aprobación
- Finnish: hyväksyntä
- French: approbation
- German: Zustimmung
- Greek: έγκριση
- Italian: approvazione
- Japanese: 承認
- Korean: 승인
- Norwegian: godkjenning
- Polish: aprobata
- European Portuguese: aprovação
- Romanian: aprobare
- Russian: одобрение
- Spanish: aprobación
- Swedish: godkännande
- Thai: การอนุมัติ
- Turkish: onay
- Ukrainian: схвалення
- Vietnamese: sự chấp thuận
Definition of approval from the Collins English Dictionary
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