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approval
British English: /əˈpruːv(ə)l/
American English: /əˈpruvəl/

Translation of approval in French:

noun

  • 1 (favourable opinion) to win somebody's approval
    gagner l'approbation de quelqu'un
    she nodded/smiled her approval
    elle a montré son approbation d'un signe de la tête/d'un sourire
  • 2 (Administration) (authorization) (gen)
    to do pour faire
    (for institution, professional)
    subject to somebody's approval
    soumis à l'approbation de quelqu'un
    to give (one's) approval to
    donner son approbation à
    (plan, scheme, reform)
    to get/send something on approval
    recevoir/envoyer quelque chose à l'essai
  • 3 (Administration) (certificate of authorization) drug/pesticide/product approval
    approbation d'un médicament/d'un pesticide/d'un produit

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