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English definition of “seal of approval”

seal of approval

noun [S]    
COMMERCE a mark or symbol on a product showing that it has been tested by an official organization, and has been found to be of the right standard: Firms that comply will be eligible for a seal of approval on their products.
a statement or sign that someone in an important position approves of something: be given/get a seal of approval The new guidelines were given the seal of approval by the director of the IMF.
(Definition of seal of approval noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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