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Related to Approvement: translate
I did nothing without your approvement.
|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.