Approval and Recognition


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Approval noun – An acceptance of something as satisfactory.
Recognition is a synonym for approval in praise topic. In some cases you can use "Recognition" instead a noun "Approval", when it comes to topics like cheer.
Nearby Words: approve, approved, approbation, approving, approbate
Synonyms for Approval


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Recognition noun – The process of recognizing something or someone by remembering.
Approval is a synonym for recognition in acknowledgment topic. Sometimes you can use "Approval" instead a noun "Recognition", if it concerns topics such as agreement, praise, cheer, appreciation given.
Nearby Words: recognize, recognise, recognized, recognizable, recognizer
Synonyms for Recognition

How words are described

good good approval good recognition
full full approval full recognition
public public approval public recognition
complete complete approval complete recognition
Other adjectives: instant, fatherly, critical, popular, great, serious, little, social, personal, major, sole, widespread, explicit, less, entail, official, international, wide, higher.

Both words in one sentence

  • Scientifically, deeds perceived as good entail social recognition and approval, and bad deeds entail reprisal.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy Penny Dreadful: Peter Murray, son of Sir Malcolm and a sickly child, undertakes an expedition to Africa with his father only to win his approval and recognition as a man.
  • Film / Bicentennial Man Not for acclaim, not for approval, but, the simple truth of that recognition.
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