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Sanction

Sanc´tion
n.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.
2.Anything done or said to enforce the will, law, or authority of another; as, legal sanctions.
v. t.1.To give sanction to; to ratify; to confirm; to approve.
[imp. & p. p. Sanctioned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sanctioning.]
Noun1.sanction - formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
2.sanction - a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
3.sanction - official permission or approval; "authority for the program was renewed several times"
4.sanction - the act of final authorization; "it had the sanction of the church"
Verb1.sanction - give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
Synonyms: approve, O.K., okay
2.sanction - give authority or permission to
3.sanction - give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"

SANCTION. That part of a law which inflicts a penalty for its violation, or bestows a reward for its observance. Sanctions are of two kinds, those which redress civil injuries, called civil sanctions; and those which punish crimes, called penal sanctions. 1 Hoffm. Leg. Outl. 279; Just. Ins. lib. 2, t. 1, Sec. 10; Ruthf. Inst. b. 2, c. 6, s. 6; Toull. tit. prel. 86; Ferguss. Inst. of Mor. Phil. p. 4, c. 3, s. 13, and p. 6, c. 1, et seq; 1 Bl. Com. 56.

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