rubber-stamp


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rub·ber-stamp

(rŭb′ər-stămp′)
tr.v. rub·ber-stamped, rub·ber-stamp·ing, rub·ber-stamps
1. To mark with the imprint of a rubber stamp.
2. To endorse, vote for, or approve without question or deliberation.
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rubber-stamp


Past participle: rubber-stamped
Gerund: rubber-stamping

Imperative
rubber-stamp
rubber-stamp
Present
I rubber-stamp
you rubber-stamp
he/she/it rubber-stamps
we rubber-stamp
you rubber-stamp
they rubber-stamp
Preterite
I rubber-stamped
you rubber-stamped
he/she/it rubber-stamped
we rubber-stamped
you rubber-stamped
they rubber-stamped
Present Continuous
I am rubber-stamping
you are rubber-stamping
he/she/it is rubber-stamping
we are rubber-stamping
you are rubber-stamping
they are rubber-stamping
Present Perfect
I have rubber-stamped
you have rubber-stamped
he/she/it has rubber-stamped
we have rubber-stamped
you have rubber-stamped
they have rubber-stamped
Past Continuous
I was rubber-stamping
you were rubber-stamping
he/she/it was rubber-stamping
we were rubber-stamping
you were rubber-stamping
they were rubber-stamping
Past Perfect
I had rubber-stamped
you had rubber-stamped
he/she/it had rubber-stamped
we had rubber-stamped
you had rubber-stamped
they had rubber-stamped
Future
I will rubber-stamp
you will rubber-stamp
he/she/it will rubber-stamp
we will rubber-stamp
you will rubber-stamp
they will rubber-stamp
Future Perfect
I will have rubber-stamped
you will have rubber-stamped
he/she/it will have rubber-stamped
we will have rubber-stamped
you will have rubber-stamped
they will have rubber-stamped
Future Continuous
I will be rubber-stamping
you will be rubber-stamping
he/she/it will be rubber-stamping
we will be rubber-stamping
you will be rubber-stamping
they will be rubber-stamping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rubber-stamping
you have been rubber-stamping
he/she/it has been rubber-stamping
we have been rubber-stamping
you have been rubber-stamping
they have been rubber-stamping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rubber-stamping
you will have been rubber-stamping
he/she/it will have been rubber-stamping
we will have been rubber-stamping
you will have been rubber-stamping
they will have been rubber-stamping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rubber-stamping
you had been rubber-stamping
he/she/it had been rubber-stamping
we had been rubber-stamping
you had been rubber-stamping
they had been rubber-stamping
Conditional
I would rubber-stamp
you would rubber-stamp
he/she/it would rubber-stamp
we would rubber-stamp
you would rubber-stamp
they would rubber-stamp
Past Conditional
I would have rubber-stamped
you would have rubber-stamped
he/she/it would have rubber-stamped
we would have rubber-stamped
you would have rubber-stamped
they would have rubber-stamped
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rubber-stamp

verb agree to, buy (slang), adopt, approve, endorse, consent to, buy into (slang), take on board, accede to Nearly 60 banks have rubber-stamped a refinancing deal.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations

rubber-stamp

[ˌrʌbəˈstæmp] VT (officially) → aprobar con carácter oficial (fig) (= without questioning) → aprobar maquinalmente
see also rubber
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rubber-stamp

[ˌrʌbəˈstæmp] vt (fig) → approvare senza discussione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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