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Definition of Sanction

Sanction
Sanction Sanc"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sanctioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Sanctioning.] To give sanction to; to ratify; to confirm; to approve. Would have counseled, or even sanctioned, such perilous experiments. --De Quincey. Syn: To ratify; confirm; authorize; countenance.
Sanction
Sanction Sanc"tion, n. [L. sanctio, from sancire, sanctum to render sacred or inviolable, to fix unalterably: cf. F. sanction. See Saint.] 1. Solemn or ceremonious ratification; an official act of a superior by which he ratifies and gives validity to the act of some other person or body; establishment or furtherance of anything by giving authority to it; confirmation; approbation. The strictest professors of reason have added the sanction of their testimony. --I. Watts. 2. Anything done or said to enforce the will, law, or authority of another; as, legal sanctions. Syn: Ratification; authorization; authority; countenance; support.

Meaning of Sanction from wikipedia

- Look up sanction in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A sanction may be either a permission or a restriction, depending upon context, as the word is an...
- international sanctions against Iran imposed by a number of countries, especially the United States, and international entities. Iran was the most sanctioned country...
- Economic sanctions are commercial and financial penalties applied by states or institutions against states, groups, or individuals. Economic sanctions are...
- A pragmatic sanction is a sovereign's solemn decree on a matter of primary importance and has the force of fundamental law. In the late history of the...
- Sanctions, in law and legal definition, are penalties or other means of enforcement used to provide incentives for obedience with the law or other rules...
- The Loo Sanction is a 1973 sequel novel to The Eiger Sanction written by Trevanian. In London, England, Jonathan Hemlock is blackmailed into performing...
- United States sanctions are financial and trade restrictions imposed against individuals, entities, and jurisdictions whose actions contradict U.S. foreign...
- Eiger Sanction may refer to The Eiger Sanction (novel), a 1972 thriller novel by Trevanian, the pen name of Rodney William Whitaker The Eiger Sanction (film)...
- The Pragmatic Sanction of 1713 (Latin: Sanctio Pragmatica; German: Pragmatische Sanktion) was an edict issued by Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI, on 19 April...
- various economic, trade, scientific and military sanctions against Iran. United States economic sanctions are administered by the Office of Foreign ****ets...