from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who approves or gives approval.
- n. (law) In English common law, a person who accuses a confederate; who commits approvement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who approves. Formerly, one who made proof or trial.
- n. An informer; an accuser.
- n. One who confesses a crime and accuses another. See 1st Approvement, 2.
- n. A bailiff or steward; an agent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who approves or commends.
- n. One who proves or offers to prove; specifically, in law, one who confesses a felony, and gives evidence against his accomplice or accomplices; an informer and accuser; one who turns king's or state's evidence.
- n. One who manages a landed estate for the owner; a bailiff or steward of a manor; an agent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an authority with power to approve
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Kenneth Ward, chief of policy and administration at the department, is listed as the "approver" for the Electroworld transactions, according to the receipts.
The word 'approver' stuck in my gorge, as used by the Lord Chief Justice; for we looked upon an approver as a very low thing indeed.
The frivolity of the screenplay in first half acquires seriousness when the hero turns 'approver', bashes up the baddies, helps the police nab a bunch of terrorists and recovers a large quantity of RDX explosive towards the climax.
Mining Company (OMC), for allowing him to turn '' approver '' against telecom service provider Vodafone on Tuesday said that "no tax is payable" on the
An approving editor (or "approver") should be of the considered opinion that the article satisfies the Citizendium article approval standards.
(Can they they tell a fighter jet from a missile launcher?) 4) Require the "approver" to understand what they are actually buying in a contract?
I will work with the site approver to push for that.
Often times, the expense approver is spending hours and hours every week correcting the sales person's expenses because the employee didn't label their expenses with the proper information.
TINC: To quote your website, "Track your expenses instantly with our mobile apps, secure web portal, and email-in receipt receiver... all while delighting your expense approver with a report format that fits your company's QuickBooks requirements, Excel expense report template, or other customized report type."
This to Feinstein, the Mukasey approver (I freaking couldn't believe it when she did that):
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