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rubber stamp

1. A piece of rubber affixed to a handle and bearing raised characters used to make ink impressions, as of names or dates.
2. also rub·ber·stamp (rŭb′ər-stămp′)
a. A person or body that gives perfunctory approval or endorsement of a policy without assessing its merit.
b. A perfunctory approval or endorsement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rubberstamp - stamp with a rubber stamp, usually an indication of official approval on a document
stamp - to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; "a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"
2.rubberstamp - approve automatically
approve - judge to be right or commendable; think well of
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As Mexican voters go to the polls at the close of this edition, it will be their second chance in more than seven decades to truly make a choice, not rubberstamp the candidate of a political machine.
Every CEO worth his salt must wonder what it was like to be inside the boardroom when Bill Agee got his pals to rubberstamp his latest harebrained proposal as the company slowly sank into oblivion.