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  • adj. Describing something that has received approval.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of approve.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. established by authority; given authoritative approval


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  • Mr. Bischoff did get his label approved, and also applied for a federal trademark.

    In Wyoming, a Beer Brawl Breaks Out Over Buffalo Bill

  • The term approved, if not suggested, by K ` ang Hsi, and indisputably the right one, as shown by recent research, was set aside by the Pope in 1704 in favour of one which was supposed for a long time to have been coined for the purpose, but which had really been applied for many centuries previously to one of the eight spirits of ancient mythology.

    China and the Manchus

  • These costs are expected to be in the range of $10 million to $20 million in 2010, and between $40 million and $70 million in 2011, depending on the breadth of the label approved by the FDA.


  • "In fact, the safety and effectiveness of Avandia is well characterised in the label approved by the FDA".


  • Mark Schweiker in the final months of his term approved $500 million in debt.

    Phillies Zone

  • The first is that it did not believe that the label approved by the FDA was inadequate.

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  • Wyeth's argument was that Vermont, by imposing liability on Wyeth for providing Phenergan with the label approved by the FDA, would frustrate the federal government's goal of allowing Americans to have access to injectable Phenergan.

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  • All pesticides must be registered and carry a label approved by EPA.


  • The new label approved by the EPA, however, will substantially change the meaning of "plant health."

    Slate Magazine

  • I honestly couldn't care less about not being able to open source it or have any particular qualms about having apps pre-approved from the App store.

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