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approval 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/əˈpro͞ovəl/,
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approvals, plural;
  1. The action of officially agreeing to something or accepting something as satisfactory
    • - the road plans have been given approval
    • - they have delayed the launch to await project approvals
  2. The belief that someone or something is good or acceptable
    • - step-parents need to win a child's approval
  3. Stamps sent by request to a collector or potential customer


  1. blessing: the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
  2. a feeling of liking something or someone good; "although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval"
  3. acceptance as satisfactory; "he bought it on approval"
  4. a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
  5. (approve) give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
  6. (approve) judge to be right or commendable; think well of
  7. (Approve) Approval voting is a single-winner voting system used for elections. Each voter may vote for (approve of) as many of the candidates as they wish. The winner is the candidate receiving the most votes. ...
  8. An expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing, or event meets requirements; An expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones
  9. (approve) To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of; To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically; To consider or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance
  10. (approved) Describing something that has received approval
  11. (Approvals) Work in progress not yet approved by client beyond 30 days shall be billed.
  12. (Approvals) Priced selections of stamps sent to collectors by mail. The collector purchases the items he chooses, returning the balance with payment for those kept.
  13. (2.3 Approvals) The client agrees that WCL will be entitled to rely on all client decisions and approvals given in connection with the Services. ...
  14. (APPROVALS) Stamps sent to customers by dealers for purchase or return after examination.  (Mystic thinks this is one of the easiest, most convenient ways to build a fine collection.)
  15. (Approvals (Commitments)) Approvals indicate the value of mortgage loan applications which have newly proceeded to the stage where a satisfactory property valuation has been obtained and the society has agreed in principle to lend. ...
  16. (Approvals) Building Regulations set the standards which have to be met. The approvals are ways of showing compliance. ...
  17. (Approvals) Stamps sent by a dealer to a collector for examination. Approvals must either be bought or returned to the dealer within a specified time.
  18. (Approvals) Term used to denote stamps that are sent out on a buy-or-return basis.
  19. (Approvals) These are stamps normally sent to you by post from a stamp dealer, from which you select the ones you want and return the remainder with your payment.
  20. (Approvals) This is an Add-On that will allow group managers (or an account administrators) to review the timesheets and approve them before they are processed for payroll. See our Timesheet Approvals page for information on
  21. (approvals) New books sent automatically by a publisher or wholesaler in accordance with a pre-established profile of the library's needs, rather than ordered title by title by the selectors responsible for collection development. ...
  22. (Approve) authorize action; exercise final authority; act independently without further consultation.
  23. (approve) To authorize. A manager authorizes a cash payment by signing a voucher providing approval for the disbursement.
  24. (approve) v. to agree with; to agree to support
  25. (10. Approve) To accept a submitted item for publication.