Describing something that has received approval.(adjective)
Simple past tense and past participle of approve.(verb)
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Use "approved" in a sentence
"Mr. Bischoff did get his label approved, and also applied for a federal trademark."
"The term approved, if not suggested, by K ` ang Hsi, and indisputably the right one, as shown by recent research, was set aside by the Pope in 1704 in favour of one which was supposed for a long time to have been coined for the purpose, but which had really been applied for many centuries previously to one of the eight spirits of ancient mythology."
""In fact, the safety and effectiveness of Avandia is well characterised in the label approved by the FDA"."