Translation of "approve" - English-Russian dictionary

approve

verb uk /əˈpruːv/ us
ALLOW [ T ]

B1 to allow or officially agree to something

утверждать
The council has approved plans for a new shopping centre.
GOOD OPINION [ I ]

B2 to think that something is good or right

одобрять
I don't approve of smoking.
→ Opposite disapprove

(Translation of “approve” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)