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verb [transitive] formal sanction pronunciation in American English /ˈsæŋkʃ(ə)n/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysanction
he/she/itsanctions
present participlesanctioning
past tensesanctioned
past participlesanctioned

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  1. to give official approval or permission for an action
    We had little option but to sanction postponement of the game.

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