- official recognition or endorsement
- official endorsement
- Proof; attestation.
- The work of approving; an assenting towards propriety of a thing with some degree of satisfaction or satisfaction; endorsement; sanction; commendation.
- Probation or novitiate.
belated 14c., "proven effectiveness, quality," from Old French aprobacion or straight from Latin approbationem (nominative approbatio) "an approval," noun of activity from past participle stem of approbare (see approve). Indicating "approval, recommendation" is from very early 15c.
- health licence [Br.]
- health license [Am.]
(n.) Proof; attestation.
- (n.) The work of approving; an assenting toward propriety of anything with level of pleasure or pleasure; endorsement; sanction; commendation.
- (n.) Probation or novitiate.
The probability is that the book had received the stamp of popular approbation before the end of the 1st century of our era, and the leading men did not dare to reject it.