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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.
NHL ADDS GAME-DAY RAPID TESTING TO CORONAVIRUS PROTOCOLSSAMANTHA PELLFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
DESPITE CRACKDOWN ANNOUNCEMENT, NOT MUCH COVID-19 ENFORCEMENT IS HAPPENINGJESSE MARXFEBRUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Some vaccines that have been approved, like the one for measles, have an immune correlate of protection identified, while others don’t.
FAUCI: VACCINES FOR KIDS AS YOUNG AS FIRST GRADERS COULD BE AUTHORIZED BY SEPTEMBERBY CAROLINE CHENFEBRUARY 11, 2021PROPUBLICA
The Senate unanimously approved the legislation on Wednesday, and the House is expected to move quickly on the measure as well.
MARYLAND MOVES TOWARD CLEAR PLAN FOR PAYING PEOPLE WHO WERE WRONGLY CONVICTEDOVETTA WIGGINSFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
STEIN CLUB CHANGES NAME TO CAPITAL STONEWALL DEMOCRATSLOU CHIBBARO JR.FEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Breaking was formally approved for Paris last month, the same time skateboarding, sports climbing and surfing, all youth-oriented sports, were retained from the Tokyo Olympics slate.
HOW BREAK DANCING MADE THE LEAP FROM ’80S POP CULTURE TO THE OLYMPIC STAGERICK MAESEFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those that did found it even harder for Lifeline applicants to get approved, creating undue delays even in cases in which low-income Americans should have qualified easily for the program.
LACKING A LIFELINE: HOW A FEDERAL EFFORT TO HELP LOW-INCOME AMERICANS PAY THEIR PHONE BILLS FAILED AMID THE PANDEMICTONY ROMMFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It could be difficult to get a fair return for him in a trade, and Watson has a no-trade clause in his $39 million-per-year contract, meaning he would have to approve of his trade destination.
THE 10 BIGGEST ROSTER QUESTIONS IN THE NFL AS THE OFFSEASON BEGINSJOHN CLAYTONFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Although officials didn’t approve of the catsuit, Williams chose to use it to send a message to new mothers after she gave birth to her daughter.
SERENA WILLIAMS PAYS TRIBUTE TO FLOJO WITH A SINGLE-LEGGED CATSUITCINDY BORENFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Salerno could have approved the upgraded badge himself, funding his own glittering memento at taxpayer expense.
HOW THE POLICE BANK MILLIONS THROUGH THEIR UNION CONTRACTSBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESS, AND AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO APPROVE

  • approved
  • authenticated
  • bore out
  • certified
  • checked on
  • checked out
  • checked up
  • confirmed
  • declared true
  • documented
  • double check
  • endorsed
  • established
  • gave nod
  • justified
  • okayed
  • proved
  • ratified
  • rubber-stamped
  • strengthened
  • substantiated
  • supported
  • sustained
  • validated
  • verified
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