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While players are not allowed to socialize in each other’s hotel rooms, they are still allowed to mingle in team-approved social lounges.

It could also be argued that the municipal code language, approved in 1974, sets a more subjective standard of what constitutes a violation during an emergency.

Some vaccines that have been approved, like the one for measles, have an immune correlate of protection identified, while others don’t.

The Senate unanimously approved the legislation on Wednesday, and the House is expected to move quickly on the measure as well.

He said the committee voted to approve and present the name Capital Stonewall Democrats, a “name that is both reflective of who we are as an organization and is also indicative of the community we serve,” Frazier told the Blade.

What they say is, ‘We don’t approve of violence, but you know what?

The problem was that the FDA refused to approve any new ingredients for use in sunscreen, year after year.

Ramone, who turned to religion while trying to kick drugs, would probably approve (and laugh a little, too).

“The Commission did not instruct Mr. Wright to approve inaccurate wellbore completion reports,” according to the letter.

When obeyed uncritically, it produces sentences like this: The board voted immediately to approve the casino.

I have shown your account of your thrashing by steam, and Sir John Sinclair and Mr. —— very highly approve it.

I don't approve of women giving such broad hints to us men folk.

Those who approve of their polity countenance what is hostile to his government, and thus act as his enemies.

In reference to this, as well as to any other matter inculcated upon them, their consciences will either approve or condemn them.

She was a very nice girl; I wonder whether nurse would approve of her.


On this page you'll find 202 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to approve, such as: accept, favor, acclaim, admire, applaud, and appreciate.

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