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  • adj. unapproved


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non- +‎ approved


  • "Using a glue or a stent or other devices on an elderly person for a nonapproved purpose is not trying to rescue someone, it's experimenting on them."

    Medical Device Company Pleads Guilty To Dozens Of Crimes In Deadly Unauthorized Bone-Cement Operations

  • The process—banks apply for aid through federal regulators, which then make their decision quietly so as to avoid runs on nonapproved banks—has created chaos.


  • The FAA found that Gulfstream Airlines installed air compressors on its planes that came from a nonapproved vendor, prompting the airline to disconnect those units until it received replacement parts.

    Regional Airline Gulfstream Disputes FAA's Findings

  • Skaters who perform in nonapproved events are currently ineligible for the 1998 Winter Games in Nagano, Japan.

    A Blitz Of Glitz On Ice

  • The Wall Street Journal reported in 2007 that Cephalon, among other tactics, promoted the drug off-label -- or for nonapproved uses -- to neurologists and touted small studies conducted by doctors with whom it had ties in an effort to get Actiq prescribed for migraine headaches.

    Cephalon Completes Settlement

  • Complaints about satellite booster towers being located in nonapproved locations and radio receivers that exceeded the FCC's power limits have also been discussed.

    Radio Merger May Rest on One Vote

  • The Medical Information Working Group supports a Food and Drug Administration proposal to allow drug companies to market products for nonapproved, or "off label," uses.

    Drug Makers Push Easing Off-Label Rules

  • Bits of nonapproved culture, science, and law sneaked in here and there.

    The Romulan Way

  • Greg Norman learned a hard lesson about conforming and nonconforming equipment when he played a ball that had nonapproved markings.

    Playing by the Rules

  • Moreover, it could extend its regulatory reach to the private sector through legislation that would prevent any hospital or doctor receiving funds from Medicare or Medicaid from using nonapproved treatments.

    Markets and Majorities


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