As nouns the difference between approval and confirmation
is that approval
is an expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing or event meets requirements while confirmation
is an official indicator that things will happen as planned.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
An expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing or event meets requirements.
An expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones.
- I need to get an approval on this purchase order.
(especially, philately) Something mailed by a seller to a collector to match his stated interests; he can approve of or return the item.
- Words of approval never seem to come from him.
* (expression granting permission or indicating agreement) approbation, sanction
* (expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement) commendation
An official indicator that things will happen as planned
Verification that something has happened
A sacrament of sealing and strengthening in many Christian Churches, often including a ceremony of anointing
, year = 1977
, title = (Only the Good Die Young
, composer = (Billy Joel
, album =
, passage = You got a nice white dress / and a party on your confirmation
. / You've got a brand new soul, / mm, and a cross of gold.