(=consent) approbation f
→ Does it have your approval?
→ The project failed to get the committee's approval.
→ There were murmurs of approval from the back of the room.
→ the constant need to gain his father's approval
to meet with sb's approval
[proposal] recueillir l'assentiment de qn
to give one's approval to sth approuver qch, donner son approbation à qch
→ He gave his personal approval to the scheme.
to give sth one's seal of approval, to give sth one's stamp of approval donner son approbation à qch
→ Ministers have put their seal of approval on the proposal.
→ Last November the commission gave its stamp of approval to the deal.