Roleset id: approve.01 , assent to, Source: , vncls: , framnet: approve.01: APPROVE-V NOTES: Based on big corpus. Member of Vncls marvel-31.3-6, allow-64, judgement-33. (from approve.01-v) APPROVAL-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry approve.01 and OntoNotes grouping approval-n sense 1; maps to VN classes allow-64, judgement-33, marvel-31.3-6. Framed by Claire. (from approval.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: approver (vnrole: 31.3-6-Experiencer, 64-Agent, 33-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing approved (vnrole: 31.3-6-Stimulus, 64-Theme, 33-Theme)
Arg2-PRD: secondary attribute
Example: NP approval
Shareholders approved Pacific First Financial's acquisition by Royal Trustco Ltd of Toronto for $27 a share, or $212 million.
Arg1: Pacific First Financial's acquisition by Royal Trustco Ltd of Toronto for $27 a share, or $212 million.
Example: PP approval
50% of voters approve of the President's job performance.
Arg0: 50% of voters
Arg1: of the President's job performance
Example: attribute with as
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle
On Friday, the Merc's board announced that it had approved Sabine Pipe Line Co.'s Henry Hub in Erath, La., as the delivery sit for its long-awaited natural gas futures contract.
Arg1: Sabine Pipe Line Co.'s Henry Hub in Erath, La.,
Arg2-as: the delivery sit for its long-awaited natural gas futures contract
Example: attribute with for
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: infinitive
Traditionally, the medical establishment has waited two years *trace* to approve adult treatments for pediatric uses, because of a compbination of conservative safety standards and red tape.
Arg0: *trace* -> the medical establishment
Arg1: adult treatments
Arg2: for pediatric uses
Example: NP only, all arguments
Internal Revenue Service approval of the move as a tax-freetransaction
Arg0: Internal Revenue Service
Arg1: of the move
Arg2: as a tax-free transaction
Example: Arg 0 only
It took almost three years to get the approval of the FDA.
Arg0: of the FDA
Example: All arguments
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
They gained her parent's approval of Charlio as a husband for her.
Arg0: her parent's
Arg1: of Charlio
Arg2: as a husband for her