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approver

[uh-proo-ver] /əˈpru vər/
noun
1.
a person who approves.
2.
Old English Law. an accomplice to a felony who confesses his or her guilt and gives evidence against his or her confederates.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see approve, -er1
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  • We thirst for approbation, yet cannot forgive the approver.
  • The approver must indicate in writing that the information was indeed verified.

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