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  • nounauthorization
  • noungood opinion

synonyms for approval

  • blessing
  • confirmation
  • consent
  • endorsement
  • go-ahead
  • green light
  • license
  • mandate
  • permission
  • ratification
  • recommendation
  • sanction
  • support
  • acquiescence
  • assent
  • bells
  • compliance
  • concurrence
  • countenance
  • leave
  • okay
  • validation
  • the nod
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antonyms for approval

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  • ban
  • condemnation
  • denial
  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • opposition
  • prohibition
  • refusal
  • veto
  • disagreement
  • dissent
  • disfavor
  • dislike
  • hatred
  • rejection
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How to use approval in a sentence

Other vaccines will almost certainly come to the market that only require one shot — Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine is already working through the last stage of federal approval.
GOOD NEWS ABOUT AMERICA’S COVID-19 VACCINE CAMPAIGNGERMAN LOPEZFEBRUARY 12, 2021VOX
After a broader play about the group of enslaved people, who became known as the GU272, fell through, Short-Colomb said, she and Lab officials went to the university administration and got approval for her project.
AN INNOVATIVE GEORGETOWN LAB LOOKS TO THEATER TO QUELL POLITICAL FIRESPETER MARKSFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
City News Service reports that any recommendations proposed by the South County Environmental Justice Task Force to clean up the Tijuana River Valley would first need approval by the supervisors.
MORNING REPORT: VACANCY TAX DÉJÀ VUVOICE OF SAN DIEGOFEBRUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
No one can remove someone’s liver without approval for medical purposes.
NEW TECHNOLOGY CAN GET INSIDE YOUR HEAD. ARE YOU READY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Much like a liver can’t be taken out of a body without approval for medical purposes, neural data shouldn’t be removed either.
CAN PRIVACY COEXIST WITH TECHNOLOGY THAT READS AND CHANGES BRAIN ACTIVITY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
At best, audits give an incomplete picture, and at worst, they could help companies hide problematic or controversial practices behind an auditor’s stamp of approval.
AUDITORS ARE TESTING HIRING ALGORITHMS FOR BIAS, BUT THERE’S NO EASY FIXAMY NORDRUMFEBRUARY 11, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
His approval ratings could sink and more Californians could become supportive of recalling him.
CALIFORNIA’S GAVIN NEWSOM WILL LIKELY FACE A RECALL ELECTION — BUT HE’LL PROBABLY SURVIVE ITGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)FEBRUARY 10, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
An Israeli company unveiled the first 3-D-printed rib-eye steak on Tuesday, using a culture of live animal tissue, in what could be a leap forward for lab-grown meat once it receives regulatory approval.
RAISING THE STEAKS: FIRST 3-D-PRINTED RIB-EYE IS UNVEILEDLAURA REILEYFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Lacey knew then that it was okay not only never to get this woman’s approval, but also to dislike her.
LATE-NIGHT TV SENSATION AMBER RUFFIN AND HER SISTER CO-WROTE A BOOK ABOUT RACISM. AND, YES, IT’S HILARIOUS.HAU CHUFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The project must undergo an environmental review, public hearing and approval from the board that oversees the Department of Land and Natural Resources.
HAWAII’S BEACHES ARE DISAPPEARING. NEW LEGISLATION COULD HELP ... IF IT’S ENFORCED.BY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERFEBRUARY 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO APPROVAL

  • accepting
  • acknowledgment
  • acquiescence
  • acquiring
  • admission
  • agreement
  • approval
  • assent
  • compliance
  • consent
  • cooperation
  • gaining
  • getting
  • go-ahead
  • green light
  • nod
  • obtaining
  • okay
  • permission
  • receipt
  • receiving
  • reception
  • recognition
  • securing
  • taking on
  • undertaking
  • yes
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