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I did nothing without your approvement.
- Hayward.
2.(Eng. Law) a confession of guilt by a prisoner charged with treason or felony, together with an accusation of his accomplish and a giving evidence against them in order to obtain his own pardon. The term is no longer in use; it corresponded to what is now known as turning king's (or queen's) evidence in England, and state's evidence in the United States.
1.(Old Eng. Law) Improvement of common lands, by inclosing and converting them to the uses of husbandry for the advantage of the lord of the manor.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Kyrgyzstan signed 4 protocols with China on the export of meat, vegetables, cherries, honey, and 5 other protocols on meat and melons are under the process of approvement by the veterinary authorities.
"We have to get borrowing approvement from the Government, and the loan will be repaid over 10 years.
This approvement demands from extra experimental researches.