sanctionative

adjective
sanc·​tion·​ative | \ -shəˌnātiv, -nət- \

Definition of sanctionative

: involving or implying sanction : serving or tending to sanction the functions of the guardian were either administrative or sanctionative— Edward Poste

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History and Etymology for sanctionative

sanction entry 1 + -ative

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“Sanctionative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sanctionative. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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