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appro

[ap-roh] /ˈæp roʊ/
noun, British Informal.
1.
(of a purchase) approval:
on appro.
Origin of appro
1870-1875
1870-75; appr(oval) + -o
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  • appro, contraction of approbation, a word much in use among jewellers.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • "You see, I'm going on what the shops call 'appro,'" she said.

    The Eldest Son Archibald Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for appro

appro

/ˈæprəʊ/
noun
1.
an informal shortening of approval on appro
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