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I mean, it's pretty disillusioning for all of us right now, and we feel pretty helpless when Congress, their approval rating is thirteen percent, and across the board, whether you're a Democrat or a Republican, you sort of want to walk in and fire everybody.
Christopher Cross

Meaning of "approval rating" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF APPROVAL RATING

approval rating  [əˈpruːvəl ˈreɪtɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APPROVAL RATING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Approval rating is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES APPROVAL RATING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

approval rating

Opinion poll

An opinion poll, sometimes simply referred to as a poll, is a survey of public opinion from a particular sample. Opinion polls are usually designed to represent the opinions of a population by conducting a series of questions and then extrapolating generalities in ratio or within confidence intervals.

Definition of approval rating in the English dictionary

The definition of approval rating in the dictionary is approval of a politician as shown by opinion polls.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APPROVAL RATING


dating
ˈdeɪtɪŋ
decorating
ˈdɛkəˌreɪtɪŋ
derating
diːˈreɪtɪŋ
exasperating
ɪɡˈzɑːspəreɪtɪŋ
exhilarating
ɪɡˈzɪləˌreɪtɪŋ
frustrating
frʌˈstreɪtɪŋ
grating
ˈɡreɪtɪŋ
incorporating
ɪnˈkɔːpəˌreɪtɪŋ
invigorating
ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪtɪŋ
invigoration
ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪtɪŋ
invigorator
ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪtɪŋ
liberating
ˈlɪbəreɪtɪŋ
nonoperating
ˌnɒnˈɒpəˌreɪtɪŋ
operating
ˈɒpəreɪtɪŋ
penetrating
ˈpɛnɪˌtreɪtɪŋ
preponderating
prɪˈpɒndəˌreɪtɪŋ
rating
ˈreɪtɪŋ
roborating
ˈrəʊbəˌreɪtɪŋ
vibrating
vaɪˈbreɪtɪŋ
zero-rating
ˈzɪərəʊˌreɪtɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APPROVAL RATING

appropriateness
appropriation
appropriation account
appropriation bill
Appropriations Committee
appropriative
appropriator
approvable
approvably
approval
approvance
approve
approved
approved school
approved social worker
approver
approving
approvingly
approx.
approximal

WORDS THAT END LIKE APPROVAL RATING

accounting
alternating
beating
boating
calculating
cheating
coating
communicating
devastating
eating
fascinating
floating
heating
humiliating
overheating
repeating
rotating
seating
skating
star rating
stimulating

Synonyms and antonyms of approval rating in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «approval rating» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APPROVAL RATING

Find out the translation of approval rating to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of approval rating from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «approval rating» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

支持率
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

El índice de aprobación
570 millions of speakers

English

approval rating
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुमोदन दर्ज़ा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التأييد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Рейтинг одобрения
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

O índice de aprovação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনুমোদনের রেটিং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

approbation note
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penarafan kelulusan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zustimmungsrate
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

支持率
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지지율
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rating persetujuan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Đánh giá chính
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒப்புதல் மதிப்பீடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मंजूरी रेटिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Onay derecesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

indice di gradimento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ocena zatwierdzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Рейтинг схвалення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Evaluările aprobare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έγκριση βαθμολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

goedkeuring beoordeling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

godkännande betyg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oppslutning
5 millions of speakers

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APPROVAL RATING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about approval rating

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4 QUOTES WITH «APPROVAL RATING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word approval rating.
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Shinzo Abe
To serve as prime minister while being too mindful of the approval rating is like serving as a prime minister on a roller coaster. What is important, I believe, is that I really act on promises that I make and leave results. Leave a track record and show that to the Japanese public, who will, at the end of the day, I hope, appreciate it.
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Dan Burton
We've got a dictatorial president and a Justice Department that does not want Congress involved. Your guy's acting like he's king. His dad was at a 90 percent approval rating and he lost! And the same thing can happen to him!
3
Christopher Cross
I mean, it's pretty disillusioning for all of us right now, and we feel pretty helpless when Congress, their approval rating is thirteen percent, and across the board, whether you're a Democrat or a Republican, you sort of want to walk in and fire everybody.
4
Jodi Kantor
Michelle Obama has gone from political skeptic to political partner to a woman with a White House agenda of her own, and an approval rating higher than the president's.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APPROVAL RATING»

Discover the use of approval rating in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to approval rating and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Barron's How to Prepare for the AP U. S. Government and Politics
The conclusions that can be reached from this chart are that each president has had a major event during his administration that caused a sharp decline or increase in his approval rating. For example, during Truman's administration, after the ...
Curt Lader, 2006
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The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2012
His 36% approval rating on the economy is well below George W. Bush's rating in August 2004 (46%), Bill Clinton's in August 1996 (54%), and Ronald Reagan's in July 1984 (50%). Still, in terms of comparisons to presidents who lost, ...
Frank Newport, 2013
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The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion, 1997
In fact, for the first year after his reelection, he maintained a high average job approval rating of 67%. By 1966, however, particularly during the latter half of the year, the Vietnam conflict began to erode public confidence in Johnson and his ...
Jr. Gallup, George Gallup, 1998
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The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2002
2002), 387 approval rating, handling abortion, 92 approval rating, handling campaign finance, 91 approval rating, handling economy, 27, 57, 91, 153, 332, 350, 357, 387-88 approval rating, handling education, 91, 21S approval rating, ...
George Gallup, 2003
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Governors, Agenda Setting, and Divided Government
Although public approval ratings do not provide a comprehensive measure of gubernatorial influence, it may be inferred that the cycle of decreasing influence described by Light would result in the decrease in a the governor's approval rating ...
Laura A. Van Assendelft, 1997
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Computational Aspects of Approval Voting and ...
For example, the expression of an individual's approval rating could well be affected by knowledge (perceptions, estimations, or actualities) of how others approve of the issue at hand. For example, consider an eBay customer who undertakes ...
Robert Hampton LeGrand (III.), 2008
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Winning the White House 2008: The Gallup Poll, Public ...
January 17 Public's Perceptions About Iraq Keeping Down Bush's Job Approval Rating President George W. Bush's latest job approval rating from the American people remains about where it stood a week earlier—notable because it means ...
Frank Newport, 2009
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Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and Elections
—Donald A. Zinman approval rating A political figure's approval rate represents the percentage of people who approve of the way the elected official is handling the job. It is a truism in American POLITICS that politicians must maintain popular  ...
Larry J. Sabato, Howard R. Ernst, 2009
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Why the Democrats Will Win in 2008: The Road to an Obama ...
GALLUP NEWS SERVICE, “Congress Approval Rating Matches Historical Low; Just 18% approve of job Congress is doing”, August 21, 2007, by Jeffrey M. Jones. PRINCETON, NJ -- A new Gallup Poll finds Congress' approval rating the  ...
Daniel Bruno Sanz, 2007
10
Images, Scandal, and Communication Strategies of the Clinton ...
When the first Watergate defendants went to trial in January 1973, Nixon's approval rating stood at a record-tying 67 percent. It then dipped to 54 percent after the first convictions in April and to 45 percent after Nixon's top aides resigned on ...
Robert E. Denton, Rachel L. Holloway, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APPROVAL RATING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term approval rating is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Chile president's approval rating hits record low: poll
Though she began her mandate with an approval rating of 54 percent, Chileans have steadily soured on the president as sluggish economic ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
2
Japanese cabinet’s approval rating falls to new low
The disapproval rating grew to 43 per cent from 36 per cent a month ago, surpassing the approval rating for the first time since December 2012, ... «Dalje.com, Jul 15»
3
Park's approval rating edges up
SEOUL, July 6 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye's job approval rating edged up as conservatives rallied around her following her ... «Yonhap News, Jul 15»
4
How Obama Can Build on His Winning Streak
Obama's job approval rating in CNN's poll topped 50 percent for the first time in a while. So why didn't he spike the ball and do an end-zone ... «RealClearPolitics, Jul 15»
5
Looking on with (approval rating) envy?
The Herald closely followed Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff's visit to the United States this week, where the unpopular Workers' Party leader, ... «Buenos Aires Herald, Jul 15»
6
Obama's approval rating up
President Obama's job approval rating reached 50 percent on Tuesday for the first time in his second term. He's doubled the stock market, ... «Examiner Enterprise, Jul 15»
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Rousseff's Approval Rating Falls as Brazil's Economy Slows
President Dilma Rousseff's approval rating fell to the lowest of any Brazilian president since the 1990s, as a shrinking economy and a growing ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
8
Santos' approval rating sinks to 28%: Gallup
The urban approval rating of Juan Manuel Santos continues to sink. According to the latest Gallup poll, Colombia's president can count on the ... «Colombia Reports, Jul 15»
9
Obama's approval rating grows following memorable week
The new poll shows Obama's approval rating up five points since a May survey, when just 45% approved of the job he was doing as president ... «CNN, Jun 15»
10
Obama approval rating hits 50 percent for the first time in two years
Obama's approval rating is five points higher than it was last May, when 45 percent of Americans approved of his handling of the presidency. «UPI.com, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Approval rating [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/approval-rating>. May 2019 ».
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