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Approval vs. Approvement

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Approvalnoun

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.’;

Approvementnoun

Improvement of common lands by converting them for advantage of the landlord.

Approvalnoun

An expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones.

‘Words of approval never seem to come from him.’;

Approvementnoun

(archaic) approval; approbation

Approvalnoun

Something mailed by a seller to a collector to match his stated interests; he can approve of or return the item.

Approvementnoun

A confession of guilt by a prisoner charged with treason or felony, together with an accusation of his accomplices and a giving evidence against them in order to obtain his own pardon.

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Approvalnoun

Approbation; sanction.

‘A censor . . . without whose approval n capital sentences are to be executed.’;

Approvementnoun

Approbation.

‘I did nothing without your approvement.’;

Approvalnoun

the formal act of giving approval;

‘he gave the project his blessing’; ‘his decision merited the approval of any sensible person’;

Approvementnoun

a confession of guilt by a prisoner charged with treason or felony, together with an accusation of his accomplish and a giving evidence against them in order to obtain his own pardon. The term is no longer in use; it corresponded to what is now known as turning king's (or queen's) evidence in England, and state's evidence in the United States.

Approvalnoun

a feeling of liking something or someone good;

‘although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval’;

Approvementnoun

Improvement of common lands, by inclosing and converting them to the uses of husbandry for the advantage of the lord of the manor.

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Approvalnoun

acceptance as satisfactory;

‘he bought it on approval’;

Approvalnoun

a message expressing a favorable opinion;

‘words of approval seldom passed his lips’;

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