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approve of someone or something

to take a favorable view of someone or something. I approve of the way you have remodeled the kitchen. I don't approve of your foul language.
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approve of

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To consider someone or something right, good, or appropriate: My voice teacher does not approve of eating ice cream before singing. My parents need to know exactly where I plan to go before they can approve of my trip.
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APPROVe was designed to evaluate the efficacy of rofecoxib 25 mg in preventing recurrence of colorectal polyps in patients with a history of colorectal adenomas.
Among the 2,587 patients enrolled in the APPROVe study, confirmed thrombotic cardiovascular event data for the period beginning on day 15 after discontinuation of study therapy were available for 2,178.
The council's pay will jump to to $107,390 if the state Judicial Council on April 24 approves a pay hike for judges as expected.
To approve conforming amendments to the indemnification undertakings of the Company towards its directors.
The Board's authority to approve the establishment of the proposed agency parallels the continuing authority of the State of Florida to license offices of a foreign bank.
In order to approve an application by a foreign bank to establish branches in the United States, the IBA and Regulation K require the Board to determine that the foreign bank applicant engages directly in the business of banking outside of the United States and has furnished to the Board the information it needs to assess the application adequately.
Now suppose that when the FDA approves the drug-administration device for marketing, it also approves the software in every detail.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association says on average it takes the FDA more than five years to approve new food ingredients.
Such scrutiny guaranteed front-page coverage for Waxman and his Naderite allies and gave the FDA big incentives to approve as few new drugs and devices as possible.
The officers were also authorized to continue negotiations and approve agreements connected with the redevelopment of the national office property, which has been sold.
The Board also indicated that it stands ready to approve a further reduction of 25 basis points in the discount rate to 5 1/2 percent on the requests of Federal Reserve Banks.
The timing and amount of any cash distribution will be dependent on, among other things, whether the Court approves the settlement, whether there is an appeal of any order approving the settlement, how and when the class action lawsuits are finally resolved, and the amount of Triton's expenses prior to any distribution date.
The FDA approves drugs for treating specific indications only, and there are many reasons why a drug might not have been approved for treating a particular condition, Stafford said.
The FDA approves the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC), by accelerated approval.
If the full board of the American Academy of Pediatrics approves the infectious disease committee's statement, physicians will have to choose between the Academy's view and that of the CDC as they decide whether to administer Hib vaccinations.