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English definition of “approve”

approve

verb [T] (AGREE)    /əˈpruːv/
B1 to accept, allow, or officially agree to something: We had to wait months for the council to approve our plans to extend the house. The court approved the sale of the property.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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