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approved

1. Referring to materials, devices, or construction accepted by the authority having jurisdiction, by reason of tests or investigations conducted by it or by an agency satisfactory to the authority, or by reason of accepted principles or tests by national authorities or technical or scientific organizations.
2. Referring to occupancy or use, accepted by the authority having jurisdiction by reason of the submission of adequate proof of conformity with the basic requirements of the code under which the authority functions.

approved

In air traffic phraseology, it means permission for the proposed action is granted.
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More than three in four Americans say they approve of marriages between blacks and whites -- similar to the results measured in 2003 and 2004.
According to information release 97-46, all proposed seizures must be approved by an IRS district collection division chief In addition, district directors must approve all seizures that involve a taxpayer's residence, its contents or perishable goods.
In 1987, CSPI urged the FDA not to approve acesulfame-K, but we were ignored.
ECC approves major changes to import, export policies
The executive council (ECUSA's governing body between General Conventions) did not approve the increase without questions from some members about whether the ACC had justified its request for money.
(10.) The Board's authority to approve the establishment of the proposed representative office parallels the continuing authority of the State of New York to license offices of a foreign bank.
"Manufacturers press us all the time to approve their products, especially since we put our approvals out onto the Internet," added McDonough.
The FDA doesn't just approve, say, AZT or excimer lasers.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday chaired a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) to approve these projects.
Presided by Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, it technically cleared four major projects worth Rs1.104tr and asked ECNEC to approve them.
* Approve Policy and Procedure--Officer and Board Job Descriptions.
In order to approve an application by a foreign bank to establish a branch in the United States, the IBA and Regulation K require the Board to determine that the foreign bank applicant engages directly in the business of banking outside of the United States and has furnished to the Board the information it needs to assess the application adequately.