Noun(1) formal and explicit approval(2) a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards(3) official permission or approval(4) the act of final authorization
Verb(1) give sanction to(2) give authority or permission to(3) give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
(1) Other grants applied for are awaiting sanction .(2) In thus reifying as law what had been done in practice, the Court gave legal sanction to further transgressions against the remaining Native American communities.(3) he appealed to the bishop for his sanction(4) Her mother had sought court sanction for the operation to stop her daughter's periods and prevent her from getting pregnant.(5) It has now sought sanction for running a coffee/tea vending outlet within the hospital to generate some revenue.(6) They have urged Laois County Council to seek the immediate sanction of the National Roads Authority for the re-commencement of road words at Park, Stradbally.(7) With sanction being sought from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions for an all-out picket, the LRC has again stepped in to mediate in the dispute.(8) The imposition of such a sanction is punishment.(9) The Plan sanction should have been approved by the BDA.(10) The ancients also used oracles to obtain sanction or approval, even though they had already decided on their course of action.(11) Similarly, unlike many of their continental European neighbours, the English clung to corporal punishment as a penal sanction until well into the twentieth century.(12) A Teagasc spokesman said its board had sanctioned a proposed increase in fees but this requires ministerial sanction , which is in the process of being sought.(13) If it does not, then it is for Parliament, if it thinks fit, to provide the necessary sanction by providing a public law remedy linked directly to the protection of public rights.(14) This principle usually gives a clear answer: doctors may be authorised by the court to treat a child if a parent refuses to sanction treatment that is clearly necessary for that child's welfare.(15) It should be noted that neither Students for Life nor Muslim Students for Universal Justice, have, to my knowledge, demanded approval or official sanction for their principles.(16) But the Directive leaves open the powers to the prosecution and sanction to the interpretation of individual states.
(1) criminal sanction :: kriminele sanksie
1. penalty ::
2. authorization ::
3. authority ::
4. countenance ::
5. authorize ::
6. punish ::
1. prohibition ::
2. proscription ::
Different Formssanction, sanctioned, sanctioning, sanctions
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