Meaning of “seal of approval” in the English Dictionary

"seal of approval" in British English

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seal of approval

a statement or sign that someone in an important position approves of something:

The mayor has given the proposal her seal of approval.

(Definition of “seal of approval” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seal of approval" in Business English

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seal of approvalnoun [ S ]

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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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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