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  Words related to approval

Related / Similar Words: blessing, approving, commendation, favorable reception, favourable reception

 

Definition:
  • the formal act of giving approval; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person";
  • a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips";
  • a feeling of liking something or someone good; "although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval";
  • acceptance as satisfactory; "he bought it on approval";

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    Hyponyms: adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal, backing, backup, championship, patronage, admiration, appreciation, reward, reinforcement, approbation, sanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur, recognition, credit, connivance, secret approval, tacit consent, permission, encouragement, acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat, applause, hand clapping, clapping, cheer, praise, congratulations, kudos, tribute, testimonial, subscription, ratification, confirmation, favor, favour, appro

     

    Derivational Morphology: approbate, approve, O.K., okay, sanction, commend, recommend

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: aprovim   Danish: godkendelse  
    Dutch: instemming   Finnish: hyväksyminen  
    German: Zustimmung   Hebrew: אישור  
    Japanese: 決裁   Latin: approbatio  
    Portuguese: aprovação   Swedish: instämmande  
    Telugu: sc=Telu   Turkish: izin  
     
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