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Question related to SharePoint Approval workflow.

Approval: the action of officially agreeing to something or accepting something as satisfactory

An approval workflow routes items in a SharePoint site to specified people for approval. It manages and tracks all of the human tasks involved with the process and provides a record of the process when it completes. Approval workflows support any business process that requires sending documents or items to colleagues or managers for approval.

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