Approvable

Definitions

  • Affirmation, approving. Old Roman
    Affirmation, approving. Old Roman
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Approvable Worthy of being approved; meritorious.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Lead bale clips used for sealing bales of woolen cloth and other goods. Once a clip had been attached to a bale it attested that the goods were of an approved quality and length or amount Lead bale clips used for sealing bales of woolen cloth and other goods. Once a clip had been attached to a bale it...

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • approvable Capable of being approved; meriting approbation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Approvable deserving approval—ns. Approv′al, the act of approving: approbation
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Quotations

  • Mark Twain
    Mark%20Twain
    “A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.”
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne%20Dyer
    “People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most.”
  • Rozanne Weissman
    Rozanne Weissman
    “Those whose approval you seek most give you the least.”
  • Arthur Hugh Clough
    Arthur Hugh Clough
    “Thou shalt not covet; but tradition approves all forms of competition.”
  • Thomas S. Monson
    Thomas S. Monson
    “Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval.”
  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    “As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. aprover—L. approbāread, to, and probāre, to test or try—probus, good.

Usage

In literature:

She might approve his feeling, but she would also lose confidence in him.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
It appears as if the barons had originally agreed with the King's proceeding, although they did not entirely approve its form.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
There was a laugh that swelled into a roar of approval in the general reaction.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Her past studies approved, and her future so delightfully planned for.
"Miss Ashton's New Pupil" by Mrs. S. S. Robbins
I met father on the Hill, and he quite approved.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
If likely to be thick, add a quarter of a pint of water, and a little lemon juice, if approved.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Frederick Augustus lives in deadly fear of him, and never gets his hair cut without first considering whether his father will approve or not.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
Sandy grinned into the loafer's angry face, while Minky nodded an unsmiling approval.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
He was county, and approved by James.
"Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
Women who had kept silent even at home for fear of ridicule were surprised and delighted to hear their husbands express approval.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
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In poetry:

I will complain, yet praise;
I will bewail, approve;
And all my sowre-sweet dayes
I will lament, and love.
"Bitter-Sweet" by George Herbert
He knows, and he approves,
The way the righteous go;
But sinners and their works shall meet
A dreadful overthrow.
"Psalm I: The Man Is Ever Blessed" by Isaac Watts
'Tis nature bids, and whilst the laws
Of nature we retain,
Our self-approving bosom draws
A pleasure from its pain.
"Addressed To Miss Macartney, Afterwards Mrs. Greville, On Reading The Prayer For Indifference" by William Cowper
In motive e'er is found the sin;
Let that to God be true,
And he the Judge's smile will win,
And man's approval too.
"A True Man" by Joseph Horatio Chant
`My days, my friend, are almost gone,
My life has been approved,
And many love me; but by none
Am I enough beloved.'
"The Fountain" by William Wordsworth
What matter, if thy God approve,
And if, within thy breast,
Thou feel the comfort of His love,
The earnest of His rest?
"The Narrow Way" by Anne Bronte

In news:

MANILA, Philippines—Australia and the Philippines will discuss greater security cooperation and visits by Australian forces for exercises with Filipino troops under a newly approved pact, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said Sunday.
Virtually all parts of state government would be forced to cut spending under a budget outline approved by the Illinois House.
The House approved it 91-16.
An NBC source indicates that it wasn't until after Mitchell's midday declaration that NBC News Standards " authenticated and approved" the video for on-air use.
ExecuJet Maintenance South Africa holds a SACAA and EASA Part 145 approval as well as most Southern Africa CAA approvals.
Associated Industries recently announced that it is an approved Henkel authorized distributor.
How Does A Pre Approved Auto Loan Work.
It is highly recommended to search for pre-approved loans from the financial institutions.
The arcane procedural tactic known as the " clay pigeon " almost made a comeback on the Senate floor Tuesday, as Republicans came very close to approving a plan to rollback a $245 million budget increase approved last year for the Congress.
Business owners were the sole group that became significantly less approving, with their second-quarter approval of 35% reflecting a decline from 41% in the first quarter.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to the drug Lucentis as a treatment for diabetic macular edema (DME), making it the first medicine approved for the ailment.
The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to the drug Lucentis as a treatment for diabetic macular edema (DME), making it the first medicine approved for the ailment.
The FDA approved Sandoz's Omnitrope, a follow-on version of an approved recombinant biotechnology drug.
Syngenta says it has received approval from the European Union for isopyrazam, the first ingredient from the company's pipeline of next-generation fungicides EU approval represents a major step forward in the.
The Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee gave consensual approval to two projects and denied approval to one during a hearing Monday evening.
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In science:

The suggestion to use already available tritium for the fundamental science and, specifically, for the proposed experiment , was recently approved in Russia.
Status of the Experiment on the Laboratory Search for the Electron Antineutrino Magnetic Moment at the Level mu_nu < 3 s 10^{-12}mu_B
The Program ”Measurement of the neutrino magnetic moment at the level µν ≤ (1 ÷ 3) · 10−12µB ” has been approved by the Ministry of Atomic Energy of Russian Federation (Minatom). R&D on the ATS, two types of detectors and all relevant problems have begun in JINR, ITEP and RFNC VNIIEF.
Status of the Experiment on the Laboratory Search for the Electron Antineutrino Magnetic Moment at the Level mu_nu < 3 s 10^{-12}mu_B
These results seem to indicate that the above-defined dynamics could be approved against the test of scalability, i.e. it also works well for larger systems.
Simple Dynamics for Broad Histogram Method
The judgements Γ ⊢ si : τi → τi and Γ ⊢ ti : τi have to be approved by consulting the corresponding typing rules that relate t to ti , and s to si , and by other means.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
The resulting applicability failures of many-sorted strategies in generic contexts are not approved by the strategic programmer.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
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