An expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing, or event meets requirements. (noun)
An expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones. (noun)
Examples of word approval
First, Ehrlich knows it would be extremely unlikely to win approval from the Democratic-dominated General Assembly.
It would certainly lengthen the time required to obtain approval from the FDA to license new medicines, and it would have a catastrophic impact on the huge and growing backlog at the U.S. Patents Office.
Not the way to lead and not the way to win approval from the voters for whom you work.
Part of the slip in approval is because of republican-lite "Blue Dogs."
Please be advised that CBS Outdoor failed to comply with Sections 4.01 and 4.02 of Contract No. TR03-ADV “Advertising Contract,” specifically, CBS did not obtain approval from the Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) Director prior to placing the attached advertisement on 10 MDT buses.