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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Authorize, certify. To officially accept or allow something.

Usage examples (36)
  • After the United Nations sanctioned the agreement most everybody was relieved.
  • Whether the sanction is historically regarded as a punishment?
  • To bushites no sanction is too great for such a crime.
  • A unilateral naval blockade without UN sanction is an act of war. for more
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