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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

Related Words

official permission or approval

give authority or permission to

give religious sanction to, such as through on oath

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The US Treasury Department announced on Friday sanctions against "27 entities and 28 vessels located, registered, or flagged in North Korea, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Marshall Islands, Tanzania, Panama, and Comoros," Sputnik reported.
stopped for weeks and 3 years Reasons for a lowlevel sanction may include refusal of a place on a training scheme or employment programme without good reason, or failure to participate in a supervised job search.
AN EVENT putting the spotlight on benefit sanctions is being held in Stockton.
It is inevitable that automated sanction filters must be used as an integral element of a robust sanctions screening programme.
Dow Jones today announced that SWIFT's Sanctions Screening service will now include Dow Jones's Sanctions Ownership Research data.
FINRA said that the NAC is amending its "overarching principles" that apply to sanctions determinations and is revising its Sanction Guidelines to advise FINRA adjudicators to "strongly consider" barring an individual respondent or expelling a firm for cases involving fraud.
In this article I introduce a culture-based explanation for sanction effectiveness.
So, thanks to Birmingham Against The Cuts for producing A Selection of Especially Stupid Sanctions.
This mechanism is especially critical given the obvious role of illicit arms in stifling virtually all sanctions' goals, and because arms embargoes are the most frequently applied targeted sanction by the UN and regional actors.
Summary: BEIRUT: Policy-makers in Washington, Tel Aviv, and a handful of other capitals celebrated the adoption of sanctions late last week against Iran by the UN Security Council as a diplomatic triumph that should stymie the country's alleged military nuclear ambitions.
Second, State administers laws that sanction foreign parties engaging in proliferation or terrorism-related activities with Iran.
In this paper we report an experiment examining the impact of introducing opportunities for individuals to reward or sanction other group members after observing their decisions.
In recent times, the United States has increasingly resorted to economic and other sanctions to try getting countries, with governments often referred to as "rogue regimes," to change their behavior.
ISLAMABAD -- The federal government was not moving ahead on the Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline project due to multilateral and unilateral sanctions imposed on Iran.