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approval

An affirmative decision by an institutional review board (IRB) that the protocol for a clinical trial has been reviewed and may be conducted at the institution site within the constraints set forth by the IRB, the institution, guidelines for good clinical practice (GCP) and applicable regulatory requirements.
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Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought his enemy within his gates; and it keeps watch over him, vigilant always in the interests of its master to crush any half-formed desire to break away from the herd.
That the said proposal has received the sanction and approval of this Association.
Tell me all, and count at any rate on my sympathy, and on my approval and help if I can see my way.
His experience of Lady Lundie's character told him that, in attempting to win her approval to any scheme for hurrying Blanche's marriage, he was undertaking no easy task.
Golenishtchev's faith in Vronsky's talent was propped up by his own need of Vronsky's sympathy and approval for his own articles and ideas, and he felt that the praise and support must be mutual.
The two characters which opened the comedy of The Rivals, "Fag" and "The Coachman," appeared on the scene -- looked many sizes too tall for their canvas background, which represented a "Street in Bath" -- exhibited the customary inability to manage their own arms, legs, and voices -- went out severally at the wrong exits -- and expressed their perfect approval of results, so far, by laughing heartily behind the scenes.
The grace and simplicity of her costume, the steady self-possession with which she looked out over the eager rows of faces before her, raised a low hum of approval and expectation.
Fuchs glanced about to see if there was general approval of her suggestion, then began, `Jesus, Lover of my Soul,' and all the men and women took it up after him.
Expediency therefore concurs with Nature in stamping the seal of its approval upon Regularity of conformation: nor has the Law been backward in seconding their efforts.
Each visitor performed the ceremony of greeting this old aunt whom not one of them knew, not one of them wanted to know, and not one of them cared about; Anna Pavlovna observed these greetings with mournful and solemn interest and silent approval.
This is compared to 145 approvals in the same month last year, marking a 85% increase, said Qabil.
Putnam Seabury secured all necessary approvals from the NYCDEP in 1999, and in fact, were the moving force behind the innovative demonstration Phosphorus Offset Program adopted by New York City.