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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Approval  \Ap*prov"al\,  n. 
  Approbation;  sanction. 
 
  A  censor  .  .  .  without  whose  approval  n?  capital 
  sentences  are  to  be  executed.  --Temple. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Approbation}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  approval 
  n  1:  the  formal  act  of  giving  approval:  "he  gave  the  project  his 
  blessing";  "his  decision  merited  the  approval  of  any 
  sensible  person"  [syn:  {blessing},  {approving}]  [ant:  {disapproval}] 
  2:  a  feeling  of  liking  something  or  someone  good;  "although  she 
  fussed  at  them  she  secretly  viewed  all  her  children  with 
  approval"  [ant:  {disapproval}] 
  3:  acceptance  as  satisfactory;  "he  bought  it  on  aproval"  [syn: 
  {favorable  reception}] 
  4:  a  message  expressing  a  favorable  opinion;  "words  of  approval 
  seldom  passed  his  lips"  [syn:  {commendation}]  [ant:  {disapproval}] 




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