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sanctions

noun
plural of sanction

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something
  • you cannot make a student video without your faculty advisor's sanction of its subject matter prior to shooting

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sanctions

verb
present tense third-person singular of sanction

Synonyms & Antonyms of sanctions (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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“Sanctions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sanctions. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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