Translation of "approval" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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approvalnoun [ U ]

uk /əˈpruː.vəl/ us /əˈpruː.vəl/

approval noun [ U ] (GOOD OPINION)

B2 the feeling of having a positive opinion of someone or something

He showed his approval by smiling broadly. 他持贊成的態度,這從他開心的微笑就看得出來。
Alan is someone who always needs the approval of other people. 艾倫這個人做甚麼事都希望得到別人的讚許。
Sam always tried hard to win his father's approval. 薩姆總是盡一切努力去贏得父親的讚賞。
formal Does the wine meet with your approval? (= Do you like the wine?) 這酒合您的口味嗎?
on approval

If you buy something on approval, you can return it without payment if it is not satisfactory.


More examples

  • The new reforms have not met with considerable public approval.
  • Unfortunately the arrangements did not meet with Lady Margaret's approval.
  • When he came back on stage, the delighted audience were quick to show their approval.
  • She is an anxious little child who is always looking for approval from those around her.
  • It's an impressive design, but it probably won't receive much popular approval.

approval noun [ U ] (PERMISSION)

B2 official permission

The project has now received approval from the government. 這個企劃案現在得到了政府的批准。
The teacher gave the student a nod of approval. 老師向學生點點頭表示許可。

More examples

  • We plan to go on Wednesday, subject to your approval.
  • The developers submitted building plans to the council for approval.
  • My plans are ripening - now all I need is official approval.
  • The government has given the proposal its seal of approval.
  • I trust the arrangements will meet with the committee's approval.

(Translation of “approval” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)