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ap·prov·ing

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  1. blessing, approval, approvingadjective

    the formal act of approving

    "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

    Synonyms:
    approval, thanksgiving, commendation, benediction, blessing, favourable reception, favorable reception, grace, boon

    Antonyms:
    unfavorable, unfavourable

  2. approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausiveadjective

    expressing or manifesting praise or approval

    "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"

    Synonyms:
    affirmative, approbatory, plausive, affirmatory, optimistic, approbative

    Antonyms:
    unfavorable, unfavourable

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How to use approving in a sentence?

  1. President Biden:

    I'm approving an executive order to begin the hard work of restoring our refugee admissions program to help meet the unprecedented global need, this executive order will position us to be able to raise the refugee admissions back up to 125,000 persons for the first full fiscal year of the Biden-Harris administration. And I'm directing the State Department to consult with Congress about making a down payment on that commitment as soon as possible.

  2. Carlos Saturnino:

    Lack of efficiency in approving projects led to a backlog of around $5 billion in projects between 2015 and 2017.

  3. The DSCA:

    The State Department has made a determination approving a possible foreign military sale to Singapore of up to twelve F-35B ... aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2.750 billion.

  4. Tim Kaine:

    I ’m not opposed to the Valley Pipeline, i do n’t think Congress should be in the business of approving pipelines or rejecting them.

  5. Williamson County:

    It’s been a new experience for us and then working very closely with the neighborhood to determine how we can repair the roadway and working with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on approving those plans.


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