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seal

noun /siːl/
a piece of wax or other material bearing a design, attached to a document to show that it is genuine and legal.
sello
a piece of wax etc used to seal a parcel etc.
lacre
(something that makes) a complete closure or covering
cierre hermético
Paint and varnish act as protective seals for woodwork.
sealing wax noun a type of wax for sealing letters etc.
lacre
seal of approval noun official approval
aprobación
Doctors have now given this new drug their seal of approval.
seal off phrasal verb to prevent all approach to, or exit from, (an area)
acordonar, cerrar el acceso (a)
The police have sealed off the area where the murdered girl was found.
set one’s seal to to give one’s authority or agreement to
aprobar algo
He set his seal to the proposals for reforms.
(Definition of seal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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