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type approval

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Definition of type approval in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Official confirmation from a government or other body that a manufactured item meets required specifications.
Example sentences
  • If the device did not perform its functions properly in accordance with type approval technical requirements, it ceased to be an approved device and was unreliable.
  • Were we wrong to refuse to issue a witness summons to compel the attendance of Mr Rudrum, the Forensic Science Service advisor to the Home Office on type approval?
  • Whereas a new Ford Focus, or any mainstream model, will have to undergo exhaustive tests known as European type approval before going on sale, any model of which fewer than 200 examples are produced each year is exempt.

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