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ap·prove

 (ə-pro͞ov′)
v. ap·proved, ap·prov·ing, ap·proves
v.tr.
1. To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction: The Senate approved the treaty.
2. To consider right or good: "He came to ask me ... whether I approved his choice altogether" (Jane Austen).
3. Obsolete To prove or attest.
v.intr.
To show, feel, or express approval: We didn't approve of the decision.

[Middle English appreven, approven, from Old French aprover, from Latin approbāre : ad-, ad- + probāre, to test (from probus, good; see per in Indo-European roots).]

ap·prov′a·ble adj.
ap·prov′ing·ly adv.

approved

(əˈpruːvd)
adj
officially sanctioned or accepted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.approved - established by authorityapproved - established by authority; given authoritative approval; "a list of approved candidates"
authorised, authorized - endowed with authority

approved

Translations

approved

A. ADJ (= accredited) → acreditado
the approved method of cleaningel método de limpieza aconsejado por las autoridades
B. CPD approved school N (Brit) → correccional m, reformatorio m

approved

[əˈpruːvd] adj (= officially sanctioned or accepted) [person, instructor] → agréé(e); [method] → convenu(e)

approved

[əˈpruːvd] adj
a. (method, practice) → riconosciuto/a, approvato/a
read and approved → letto e approvato
b. (authorized) → autorizzato/a
References in classic literature ?
I cannot say if John would have approved of our pace, but Joe and I were both of one mind, and so angry that we could not have gone slower.
Joe was quite calm by this time, and proud that John approved of him, and cleaned out my feet and rubbed me down with a firmer hand than usual.
She was afraid that what she was writing would not be understood or approved by her husband.
She had even condescended to advise him to marry as soon as he could, provided he chose with discretion; and had once paid him a visit in his humble parsonage, where she had perfectly approved all the alterations he had been making, and had even vouchsafed to suggest some herself-- some shelves in the closet upstairs.
This was said loftily, and with the most approved accents.
Those around the colonel approved of his opinion, and Mr.
But now this is not true, as will be evident to any one who will consider this question in the most approved method.
But she could hear of no situation that at once answered her notions of comfort and ease, and suited the prudence of her eldest daughter, whose steadier judgment rejected several houses as too large for their income, which her mother would have approved.
Sir," said the notary, whose interest had been greatly excited, and who had resolved on publishing far and wide the account of this extraordinary and picturesque scene, "what appeared so impossible to me an hour ago, has now become quite easy and practicable, and this may be a perfectly valid will, provided it be read in the presence of seven witnesses, approved by the testator, and sealed by the notary in the presence of the witnesses.
The same day the will was made, the witnesses were brought, it was approved by the old man, sealed in the presence of all and given in charge to M.
Out of these projects, he said, 1707 projects have been short listed, while 575 projects were approved.
Field survey was conducted using structured interview to obtain data from the various urban colonies regarding the variables like colony/ town name, total area, year of establishment while status of approved/ not approved colonies data was mainly obtained from TMA City.