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Children are constantly looking for signs of approval from their parents.
Her ideas on the family are often quoted with approval by Mr. Bush.
Most of his girlfriends failed to meet with his father’s approval.
A murmur of approval ran through the crowd.
By July, the President’s approval rating had risen to over 60 percent.
The mayor has not yet given the plan her approval.
We sent the design to the planning department for approval.
Any recommendations are subject to the approval of stockholders.
The board has finally given its approval to the loan.
This is the American English definition of approval. View British English definition of approval.