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

Translation of approval in German:


  • 1 (sanctioning)
    (of plan, project, expenditure) Genehmigung, die
    (of proposal, reform, marriage) Billigung, die
    Einwilligung, die (for in) + Akk.
    letter of approval
    Genehmigungsschreiben, das
  • 2 (esteem)
    Lob, das
    does the plan meet with your approval?
    findet der Plan Ihre Zustimmung?
    murmurs of approval
    zustimmendes Gemurmel
    on approval (Business)
    zur Probe
    (to view) zur Ansicht

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