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To express or give approval

approve

verb

to have a positive feeling toward someone or something that you consider to be good or suitable

recommend

verb

to say that someone or something is good and worth using, having, or experiencing

consent

verb

to give approval for something

sanction

verb

to show approval for a particular behavior or belief

recognize

verb

to give praise or approval to someone

condone

verb

to approve of behavior that most people think is wrong

OK

verb

to give permission or approval for something to happen

accredit

verb

to state officially that a person or organization is good enough to provide a particular type of service

give something/someone the green light

to give official approval for something to be done

look kindly on something

to approve of something that someone has done

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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very unpleasant or dirty

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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