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sanctioned

adjective

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ordered or allowed by those in authority
  • I cannot believe that this religious cult is a sanctioned student organization

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sanctioned

verb
past tense of sanction

Synonyms & Antonyms of sanctioned (Entry 2 of 2)

to give official acceptance of as satisfactory
  • the administration will sanction almost any field trip with educational value

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“Sanctioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sanctioned. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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