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Synonyms for sanction

Synonyms for sanction

the approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority

an act of confirming officially

a coercive measure intended to ensure compliance or conformity

to accept officially

Synonyms for sanction

a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards

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official permission or approval

give authority or permission to

give religious sanction to, such as through on oath

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Eighteen of the shipping companies and vessels were sanctioned for coal exports from North Korea and the engagement in ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products prohibited by UN sanctions.
A decade after sanctions were imposed on Northern Rhodesia for its 1965 Unilateral Declaration of Independence, this author visited Salisbury and could find in shops there just about anything that could be bought in Europe or America.
Reasons for high-level sanctions include refusing to apply for or accept a job which an employment officer has found without good reason, leaving a job without a reason, and losing a job through misconduct.
Due to international sanctions on Iran, Pakistan issued Force Majeure notice to Iran in March 2014.
With the latest sanctions, of the 36 states and Union Territories, all except Delhi, Chandigarh, Goa and Lakshadweep have got houses sanctioned under PMAY(Urban).
com/bill-imposing-new-sanctions-russia-stalled-us-house-democrats-cry-foul-2555369) Bill Imposing New Sanctions On Russia Stalled In US House
We must continue to vigorously enforce and strengthen sanctions against Russia, to send a message to its leaders and the world that the United States of America will not tolerate efforts to undermine democracy around the world.
As part of OFAC's enforcement efforts, the office publishes a list of individuals, groups and entities (a) owned and controlled by, or acting on behalf of, targeted countries or (b) who are terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under sanctions programs that are not country-specific.
The town's central library will host "A way forward - mitigating the negative impact of the current sanction regime" - on Friday from 10.
Sanctions are divided into several categories, such as diplomatic sanctions, military sanctions, and athletic sanctions.
instituted economic sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Crimea.
Sanctions can be split into quite a few subcategories.
Dow Jones today announced that SWIFT's Sanctions Screening service will now include Dow Jones's Sanctions Ownership Research data.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- If a global referendum were to be held, Turkey would be among the countries voting in favor of United Nations (UN) sanctions along with the majority of the world's countries, according to a survey from WIN/Gallup International.