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approval

noun [U]  us   /əˈpru·vəl/

approval noun [U] (AGREEMENT)

the state or condition of having a good opinion of someone or something: She craves the approval of her classmates.

approval noun [U] (PERMISSION)

an act of officially accepting or allowing something: You’ll need your parents’ approval to take this field trip.
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