(v. t.) To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically.
(v. t.) To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; as, to approve the decision of a court-martial.
(v. t.) To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of; as, we approve the measured of the administration.
(v. t.) To make or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.
(v. t.) To make profit of; to convert to one's own profit; -- said esp. of waste or common land appropriated by the lord of the manor.
(1) Currently, photodynamic therapy is under FDA-approved clinical investigational trials in the treatment of tumors of the skin, bronchus, esophagus, bladder, head and neck, and of gynecologic and ocular tumors.
(2) The genome characterization of the typing strains for all 13 species of the genus Staphylococcus, included into the Approval List of the Names of Bacterial (1980), is presented.
(3) Currently there are no IOC approved definitive tests for these hormones but highly specific immunoassays combined with suitable purification techniques may be sufficient to warrant IOC approval.
(4) The toluene group were more approving in their attitudes towards taking other drugs.
(5) No one knows if this drug will be approved for use by American physicians.
(6) Britain First applied to use seven slogans in the elections and four were rejected, but the remaining three, including the slogan relating to Rigby, were approved by the watchdog.
(7) Yet, polls have Maryland voters approving same-sex marriage by 14 to 20 points.
(8) Guidelines are presented for pharmacist coordination of the importation for use by institutionalized patients of drugs not currently approved by the FDA.
(9) Mal’s age alone was enough to earn him a significant amount of street cred in our misfit group of teenage boys, yet it was his history of extreme violence that ensured his approval rating was sky high.
(10) However, the law minister indicated he would allow the supreme court to approve a draft of the letter.
(11) Shenhua Watermark Coal, a subsidiary of the Chinese state-owned Shenhua Group, is waiting for final approval from Hunt for a $1.2bn open-cut coalmine on the edge of the plains, a little more than three kilometres from Hamparsum’s property.
(12) An ‘approved’ poster in the student center at Regent University.
(13) The final approved log contained 72 problems, 64 of which received importance ratings greater than or equal to 2 on the three-point scale.
(14) Masutha said the parole board had made a mistake when they approved Pistorius for early release, but his intervention has been widely criticised by legal experts.
(15) But he argued that Obama entered the agreement without approval from Congress, allowing the president to revoke it.
(16) Everton announce plan for new stadium in nearby Walton Hall Park Read more The club has set aside £2.5m to commence work on the stadium should its funding proposals – that Elstone claims will give the council an annual profit – gain approval.
(17) I am acutely aware that not all of you, by any stretch of the imagination, will approve of everything I have done.
(18) The participants strongly preferred the experimental leaflets to the approved leaflets, both with respect to accessibility of the contents (overall preference 78.1% v 17.8%) and ease of understanding the contraindications of drug use (90.2% v 73.7%).
(19) In the following, there will be indicated the approved techniques and methods of suturing the cleft palate and a new method will be discussed related to the reciprocal Z-type plastic operation.
(20) Unite, which will have to give seven days' notice before calling a strike after winning approval for industrial action in a ballot of the tanker drivers, is expected to finalise a framework that should allow discussions to begin on Monday.
(adv.) In a practical way; not theoretically; really; as, to look at things practically; practically worthless.
(adv.) By means of practice or use; by experience or experiment; as, practically wise or skillful; practically acquainted with a subject.
(adv.) In practice or use; as, a medicine practically safe; theoretically wrong, but practically right.
(1) This selective review emphasizes advances in neurochemistry which provide a context for current and future research on neurological and psychiatric disorders encountered in clinical practice.
(2) The findings indicate that there is still a significant incongruence between the value structure of most family practice units and that of their institutions but that many family practice units are beginning to achieve parity of promotion and tenure with other departments in their institutions.
(3) An effective graft-surveillance protocol needs to be applicable to all patients; practical in terms of time, effort, and cost; reliable; and able to detect, grade, and assess progression of lesions.
(4) In a debate in the House of Commons, I will ask Britain, the US and other allies to convert generalised offers of help into more practical support with greater air cover, military surveillance and helicopter back-up, to hunt down the terrorists who abducted the girls.
(5) Theoretical findings on sterilization and disinfection measures are useless for the dental practice if their efficiency is put into question due to insufficient consideration of the special conditions of dental treatment.
(6) Whereas strain Ga-1 was practically avirulent for mice, strain KL-1 produced death by 21 days in 50% of the mice inoculated.
(7) In practice, however, the necessary dosage is difficult to predict.
(8) Basing the prediction of student performance in medical school on intellective-cognitive abilities alone has proved to be more pertinent to academic achievement than to clinical practice.
(9) The first phase evaluated cytologic and colposcopic diagnoses in 962 consecutive patients in a community practice.
(10) In this phase the educational practices are vastly determined by individual activities which form the basis for later regulations by the state.
(11) This article is intended as a brief practical guide for physicians and physiotherapists concerned with the treatment of cystic fibrosis.
(12) Practical examples are given of the concepts presented using data from several drugs.
(13) "The proposed 'reform' is designed to legitimise this blatantly unfair, police state practice, while leaving the rest of the criminal procedure law as misleading decoration," said Professor Jerome Cohen, an expert on China at New York University's School of Law.
(14) Beyond this, physicians learn from specific problems that arise in practice.
(15) This observation, reinforced by simultaneous determinations of cortisol levels in the internal spermatic and antecubital veins, practically excluded the validity of the theory of adrenal hormonal suppression of testicular tissues.
(16) Implications for practice and research include need for support groups with nurses as facilitators, the importance of fostering hope, and need for education of health care professionals.
(17) The author's experience in private psychoanalytic practice and in Philadelphia's rape victim clinics indicates that these assaults occur frequently.
(18) Single dose therapy is recommended as the treatment of choice for bacterial cystitis in domiciliary practice.
(19) The cyclical nature of pyromania has parallels in cycles of reform in standards of civil commitment (Livermore, Malmquist & Meehl, 1958; Dershowitz, 1974), in the use of physical therapies and medications (Tourney, 1967; Mora, 1974), in treatment of the chronically mentally ill (Deutsch, 1949; Morrissey & Goldman, 1984), and in institutional practices (Treffert, 1967; Morrissey, Goldman & Klerman (1980).
(20) Reasons for non-acceptance do not indicate any major difficulties in the employment of such staff in general practice, at least as far as the patients are concerned.