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generally approved or agreed upon

having or arising from authority

adhering to beliefs or practices approved by authority or tradition

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conforming to orthodox or recognized rules

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formally approved and invested with legal authority

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established by authority

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I didn't realise my appointment was actually a week later so when I missed it, I was sanctioned for another month.
Member states submit proposals for entities they want sanctioned and the European Council duly sanctions that entity on the basis of the reasons provided by that member state.
In the sanction treatment, subjects are more heavily sanctioned the further their own allocation to the group account falls below the average allocation of the rest of their group.
Thus, the 1993 federal rule clearly recognizes that a private law firm may be sanctioned for causing the presentation of a frivolous paper signed by one of its attorneys.
The number of people no longer receiving benefits because they have been sanctioned has increased concern about how often sanctions are used, who is at risk of being sanctioned, and the effects of sanctions on welfare recipients.
The hierarchy of caste in the sanctioned domain, in which power emanated from Spaniards, was reversed in the unsanctioned domain, where Indians held the power.
In 2001, for the first time, a government was sanctioned for breaking sanctions (secondary sanctions).
With respect to Proposal 1, one member in favor said the accounting profession has to be truly self-policing if it is to avoid any significant degree of further third-party (governmental) policing and the AICPA must have the authority to efficiently impose meaningful sanctions on members found to have been sanctioned by other agencies or organizations.
Practitioners can be sanctioned for incompetence or disreputable conduct, as well as for "willfully and knowingly" misleading or threatening a client or prospective client with intent to defraud.
This measure of recidivism is based on whether the offender was again sanctioned for a violation during the year following the original sanction.
Sanctioned Suffering: A Human Rights Assessment of United Nations Sanctions on Iraq," 1996.
Several have been sanctioned for multiple offences, ranging from mislabelling cans of tuna, at one end of the scale, to engaging in egregious human-rights violations and narcotics trafficking at the other.
Senders (the sanctioning countries) consider not only the current dispute with the target (the sanctioned country) but also future possible disputes.
There is no indication that the sanctions have had any effect on removing Saddam Hussein from office, even if this were a legitimate UN sanctioned objective.