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sanction (noun)

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  • sanction — ► NOUN 1) a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule. 2) (sanctions) measures taken by a state to coerce another to conform to an international agreement or norms of conduct. 3) official permission or approval. ► VERB 1) give official… …   English terms dictionary

  • sanction — I sanction, verb To assent, concur, confirm, reprimand, or ratify. U. S. v. Tillinghast, D.C.R.I., 55 F.2d 279, 283. Approval or ratification II sanction, noun Penalty or other mechanism of enforcement used to provide incentives for obedience… …   Black's law dictionary

  • sanction — sanc·tion 1 / saŋk shən/ n 1: a punitive or coercive measure or action that results from failure to comply with a law, rule, or order a sanction for contempt 2: explicit or official approval 3: an economic or military coercive measure adopted usu …   Law dictionary

  • sanction — sanc‧tion [ˈsæŋkʆn] noun 1. sanctions [plural] ECONOMICS official orders or laws stopping trade, communication etc with another country as a way of forcing political changes: sanctions against • The US imposed tough trade sanctions against Cuba …   Financial and business terms

  • sanction — noun 1》 a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.     ↘(sanctions) measures taken by a state to coerce another to conform to an international agreement or norms of conduct.     ↘Ethics a consideration operating to enforce obedience to… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sanction — 1. The dominant current meaning of the noun is ‘a penalty for disobeying a law or rule’ and is usually found in the plural, as in the phrase economic sanctions. This older meaning goes back to legal terminology of the 16c and 17c. A second, more… …   Modern English usage

  • sanction — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 (usually sanctions) punishment ADJECTIVE ▪ economic, financial, military, trade ▪ civil, criminal, disciplinary …   Collocations dictionary

  • sanction — I UK [ˈsæŋkʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms sanction : singular sanction plural sanctions ** 1) [countable, usually plural] an official order to stop communication, trade, etc with a country that has broken international law… …   English dictionary

  • sanction — [[t]sæ̱ŋkʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦ sanctions, sanctioning, sanctioned 1) VERB If someone in authority sanctions an action or practice, they officially approve of it and allow it to be done. [V n] He may now be ready to sanction the use of force... [V n] He… …   English dictionary

  • sanction — sanc|tion1 [ sæŋkʃən ] noun ** 1. ) count usually plural an official order to stop communication, trade, etc. with a country that has broken international law: economic/trade/international sanctions impose sanctions against/on (=start to use… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sanction — 1 noun 1 sanctions (plural) official orders or laws stopping trade, communication etc with another country, as a way of forcing its leaders to make political changes (+ against): US sanctions against Cuba | impose sanctions on (=start using… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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