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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Established by authority; Formally approved and invested with legal authority; Conforming to orthodox or recognized rules.

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used with object) : an expression now sanctioned by educated usage. ,to sanction a law
  • Does my, and the majority of other people voting in "sanctioned" elections count?
  • (A USAC license allows a rider to compete in sanctioned races.)
  • The facts are laid out in a Court of Appeals decision, and the fact that she was sanctioned is a matter of record. for more
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