- An expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing, or event meets requirements.
- I need to get an approval on this purchase order.
- An expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones.
- Words of approval never seem to come from him.
- (especially philately) Something mailed by a seller to a collector to match his stated interests; he can approve of or return the item.
- (expression granting permission or indicating agreement): approbation, sanction
- (expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement): commendation
(chiefly philately) item sent to a collector
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