approved


approved
/əˈpruvd/ (say uh'proohvd)

verb
1. past tense and past participle of approve.
noun
2. approved handicap.
3. approved horse.
phrase
4. be approved, to be authorised or sanctioned.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • approved — I (agreed) adjective acknowledged, admitted, allowable, allowed, arranged, completed, contracted for, decided, eligible, formal, meritorious, permissible, settled, stipulated II (authoritative) adjective accepted, accredited, authentic,… …   Law dictionary

  • approved — approved; un·approved; …   English syllables

  • Approved — Approve Ap*prove , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Approved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Approving}.] [OE. aproven, appreven, to prove, OF. aprover, F. approuver, to approve, fr. L. approbare; ad + probare to esteem as good, approve, prove. See {Prove}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • approved — [[t]əpru͟ːvd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n An approved method or course of action is officially accepted as appropriate in a particular situation. The approved method of cleaning is industrial sand blasting …   English dictionary

  • approved — adj. Approved is used with these nouns: ↑contractor, ↑pesticide, ↑social worker …   Collocations dictionary

  • approved — ap|proved [əˈpru:vd] adj [only before noun] officially recognized as being of a particular level or standard ▪ Funding is available for approved courses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • approved — ap|proved [ ə pruvd ] adjective * accepted officially as being suitable in a particular situation: The plane was flying below the approved minimum altitude of 500 feet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • approved */ — UK [əˈpruːvd] / US [əˈpruvd] adjective accepted officially as being suitable in a particular situation The plane was flying below the approved minimum altitude of 500 feet …   English dictionary

  • approved — adjective established by authority; given authoritative approval (Freq. 4) a list of approved candidates • Syn: ↑sanctioned • Similar to: ↑authorized, ↑authorised …   Useful english dictionary

  • approved — given approval and promulgated by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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