approved approved  /ə ˈpruvd/


  • (adj) established by authority; given authoritative approval


  1. Banks still have time to be approved for the TARP program.
  2. The FDA has approved the vaccine only for girls and women up to age 26.
  3. China has a backlog of approved international applicants and is only now placing children into the homes of families who were approved for adoption more than three years ago.


  1. NGTC approved for Associate of Science in Nursing program

    CLARKESVILLE - The Technical College System of Georgia State Board has approved the Associate of Science in Nursing Degree at the North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) Clarkesville Campus effective fall semester 2013. In addition, the program has receiveD initial approval from the Georgia State Board of Nursing.
    on June 13, 2013     Source:

  2. Changes approved for Michigan fireworks

    The Michigan Legislature has approved changes to the state's fireworks law
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WLUC Marquette

  3. Approved MPS budget to create 45 additional positions

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) – The 2013-2014 Milwaukee Public Schools budget approved Tuesday night, June 11th will bring 45 additional art, music and...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 6 Milwaukee


  1. NBA commissioner David Stern commented: "We are pleased that Michael Jordan's purchase of majority ownership of the Bobcats was approved by the NBA's Board of Governors and closed in such a smooth and expeditious fashion."
    on Mar 17, 2010 By: David Stern Source:

  2. "Discussions have continued throughout the day between the FA and Fabio Capello's advisers," director of communications Adrian Bevington said in a statement on the FA's Web site ( "The FA board has also today approved Capello's...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Adrian Bevington Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It's no secret that the president approved a lawful program in order to interrogate hardened terrorists," Perino said. "We do not torture. We also know that this program has saved lives by disrupting terrorist attacks."
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: Forbes

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