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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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Dow Jones today announced that SWIFT's Sanctions Screening service will now include Dow Jones's Sanctions Ownership Research data.
With the agreed deadline for reaching a "political framework" for a final comprehensive nuclear agreement only a few days away, the fate of the negotiations now hang on closing the gap between the P5+1 and Iran on removing sanctions.
A sanction - usually a nancial penalty where benets are reduced or withheld - can be applied for a number of reasons, most commonly when the recipient is deemed not to be looking hard enough for work.
By Peter Gai Manyuon April 9, 2014 - What is clicking mostly in people minds among South Sudanese is who is going to be number one in the list of the criminals who will be given sanction by United States of America (USA) in this scenario where there is rebellion in three states of the Republic of South Sudan and thousands are still taking shelter in United Nation Mission in South Sudan (UNIMISS) compounds.
1 You attend a work programme interview, so you miss your job centre appointment - SANCTION 2 You apply for more jobs than required in your agreement but forgot to put down that you checked the local paper - SANCTION 3 It's Christmas Day.
The success of smart sanctions, even considering the attendant difficulties in applying any type of sanction, appears rather high.
Following the Amazon Defense Coalition's false release, Magistrate Judge Michael Hegarty issued an order on November 23, 2010 to clarify that he did not "sanction" anyone in his prior November 15 order regarding the plaintiffs' motion for sanctions, stating "the Court denied the motion to the extent it sought sanctions.
The US legislation will sanction firms for supplying Iran with refined petroleum products with a fair market value exceeding $1 million or which during a 12-month period have an aggregate fair market value of $5 million or more.
According to Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Vladimir Pesevski, in two week's time the Government is going to present the corrected sanction measures.
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.
The dozens of sanctions cases implemented since 1990 resulted in an impression of the international community as having a good idea of how to guarantee the success of a given sanction.
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.
NITC) it will not stop the EU from re-imposing sanctions on NITC.