approving approving  /ə ˈpru vɪŋ/


  1. (n) the formal act of approving
  2. (adj) expressing or manifesting praise or approval


  1. The confiding tone and relaxed body language, which was seen live on four networks, immediately drew approving reviews.
  2. Will has written an approving article about him, three retired generals have endorsed him, and he has raised thousands of dollars from Hollywood for his campaign.
  3. In response, the government has taken a practical, if not exactly approving, stance toward the problem.


  1. MMAFighting: CA putting hold on TRT exemptions

    The California State Athletic Commission (CDSAC) will not be approving any new exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) until its new policy on the subject becomes law. The time frame, according to CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster, could be anywhere between two months and one year.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Nicaragua Approving Massive Canal Project

    Nicaragua approving handing massive canal project to little-known Chinese company        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. ComEd Commends ICC Order Approving Smart Meter Acceleration

    ComEd announced that the Illinois Commerce Commission yesterday issued an order approving the accelerated deployment of smart meters to all ComEd customers. The order follows the Illinois General Assembly's action last month to enact Senate Bill 9, getting the state's Smart Grid program back on track
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ElectricNet


  1. "While approving a sentence of death for a member of our armed services is a serious and difficult decision for a commander in chief, the president believes the facts of this case leave no doubt that the sentence is just and warranted," White...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: Malaysia Sun

  2. In bids of bringing back liquidity into its financial system, Bush said: "I can assure you that my administration and our Congress are working together to quickly pass a legislation approving this strategy. And I'm confident we will act in the...
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Manila Bulletin

  3. "This is a historic day," al-Maliki said in a 10-minute address on national television. "We have achieved one of (Iraq's) most important achievements in approving the agreement on the withdrawal of foreign forces from Iraq and restoring the...
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: USA Today

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profusion profusion
/prə ˈfju ʒən /