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verb [transitive] formal sanction pronunciation in American English /ˈsæŋkʃ(ə)n/
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present tense
present participlesanctioning
past tensesanctioned
past participlesanctioned

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    if a person is sanctioned, they have their benefits cut or removed for a certain period as a punishment for not complying with the rules

    If you fail to meet one of these requirements, you can be sanctioned.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/01/2015


a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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