Meaning of APPROVAL in English

APPROVAL

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ full , warm ( esp. BrE ), wholehearted

The plan did not win wholehearted ~.

▪ grudging , qualified

▪ general , overwhelming , popular , public , unanimous , universal

▪ 23% , etc. ( esp. AmE )

The latest poll has him at 47% ~ and 49% disapproval.

▪ final , initial , preliminary , prior

All development requires the prior ~ of the planning authority.

▪ tacit

▪ written

▪ formal , official

▪ legislative ( esp. AmE ), regulatory

▪ board , congressional , court , federal , government , judicial , parliamentary , presidential , royal , Senate

▪ shareholder , voter

▪ parental

▪ social

▪ drug

We need to streamline the process for new drug ~.

VERB + APPROVAL

▪ need , require

▪ seek , submit sth for

We have submitted a design for ~.

▪ await

The deal is awaiting ~ from the Federal Communications Commission.

▪ have

We already have ~ for six products.

▪ gain , get , meet , meet with , obtain , receive , secure , win

I hope the meal met with your ~.

You are not allowed to build without first obtaining the ~ of the planners.

▪ earn

I could tell I had earned her ~.

▪ recommend

The committee is expected to recommend ~ of the new drug.

▪ give , grant

The government has now given its ~ for the new examinations.

▪ refuse ( esp. BrE ), withhold

▪ express , nod , nod in , roar , show , voice

The people listening nodded ~.

The crowd roared its ~ for the song.

APPROVAL + NOUN

▪ process

▪ rating

The president's ~ ratings were slipping.

PREPOSITION

▪ on ~

The goods were supplied on ~ (= they could be sent back if they were not satisfactory) .

▪ with ~

Jane's father regards her fiancé with ~.

▪ with sb's ~ , without sb's ~

You may not decorate without the landlord's ~.

▪ ~ for

He won ~ for his project.

▪ ~ from

We're waiting for ~ from the authorities.

PHRASES

▪ a nod of ~

She gave him a nod of ~.

▪ a roar of ~

There was a roar of ~ from the crowd.

▪ sb's seal of ~ , sb's stamp of ~

The government has given its seal of ~ to the project.

▪ subject to ~

The offer is subject to ~ at the Annual General Meeting.

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