Complete Definition of "sanction"

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English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËsæÅkÊÉn/, SAMPA|/"s{NkS?@n/
audio|en-us-sanction.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. the approval, by some authority, that makes something valid
  2. a penalty, or some coercive measure, intended to ensure compliance; especially one adopted by several nations, or by an international body
  3. a law, treaty, or contract, or a clause within a law, treaty, or contract, specifying the above

Translations
trans-top|the approval, by some authority, that makes something valid
Croatian: t-|hr|sankcija|f
Finnish: hyväksyntä
trans-mid
Norwegian: godkjennelse m, tillatelse m
trans-bottom

trans-top|a penalty, or some coercive measure
Croatian: t-|hr|sankcija|f
Finnish: t+|fi|sanktio, t-|fi|pakote
trans-mid
Norwegian: sanksjon m
trans-bottom

trans-top|a law, treaty, or contract, or a clause within a law, treaty, or contract,
specifying the above

Croatian: t-|hr|sankcija|f
Finnish: t+|fi|laki
trans-mid
Norwegian: sanksjon m
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To give authorization or approval to something; to ratify.
  2. transitive To penalize a state, especially for violating international law.

Translations
trans-top|To give authorization or approval to something; to ratify
Finnish: antaa hyväksyntä, hyväksyä
trans-mid
Norwegian: godkjenne, tillate
trans-bottom

trans-top|To penalize a state, especially for violating international law
Finnish: sanktioida
trans-mid
Norwegian: sanksjonere, straffe
trans-bottom

Translations to be checked
Dutch: sanctie
Indonesian: sanksi
Japanese: å¶è£ (ãããã, seisai)

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