Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Worthy of sanction, or of approbation or approval.

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  • adjective That can be sanctioned.

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Examples

  • In the new bill, Congress has, among other things, expanded the range of business activities by third-country entities that are potentially "sanctionable" by the United States; the new categories include selling refined petroleum products (e.g., gasoline) to Iran and helping Iran develop its own capacity to produce refined petroleum products.

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  • Though the GAO examined sales before the signing of the updated sanctions in July 2010, the report "highlights open source information that, following further investigation by the State Department, could contribute to the identification of persons of firms whose activities may be sanctionable under ISA [Iran Sanctions Act of 1996], as amended by CISADA."

    BP May Have Violated U.S. Sanctions On Trade With Iran, Says Government Audit

  • While doing nothing illegal itself, the Italian-Iranian Chamber of Commerce (IICC) has been promoting clearly sanctionable activity (in the legal sense) that is hardly sanctionable (in the ethical sense.)

    Abraham H. Foxman: Europe's Contradictions on Iran Sanctions

  • Though the GAO examined sales before the signing of the updated sanctions in July 2010, the report "highlights open source information that, following further investigation by the State Department, could contribute to the identification of persons of firms whose activities may be sanctionable under ISA [Iran Sanctions Act of 1996], as amended by CISADA."

    BP May Have Violated U.S. Sanctions On Trade With Iran, Says Government Audit

  • While the transactions may not be sanctionable activity in the legal sense, they certainly are not sanctionable in the ethical sense.

    Abraham H. Foxman: Europe's Contradictions on Iran Sanctions

  • Though the GAO examined sales before the signing of the updated sanctions in July 2010, the report "highlights open source information that, following further investigation by the State Department, could contribute to the identification of persons of firms whose activities may be sanctionable under ISA [Iran Sanctions Act of 1996], as amended by CISADA."

    BP May Have Violated U.S. Sanctions On Trade With Iran, Says Government Audit

  • This strikes me as certainly frivolous, possibly sanctionable, and perhaps even sufficient to support an ethics charge in the relevant states.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Was the Individual Mandate a “Republican Idea”?

  • While the transactions may not be sanctionable activity in the legal sense, they certainly are not sanctionable in the ethical sense.

    Abraham H. Foxman: Europe's Contradictions on Iran Sanctions

  • Though the GAO examined sales before the signing of the updated sanctions in July 2010, the report "highlights open source information that, following further investigation by the State Department, could contribute to the identification of persons of firms whose activities may be sanctionable under ISA [Iran Sanctions Act of 1996], as amended by CISADA."

    BP May Have Violated U.S. Sanctions On Trade With Iran, Says Government Audit

  • While doing nothing illegal itself, the Italian-Iranian Chamber of Commerce (IICC) has been promoting clearly sanctionable activity (in the legal sense) that is hardly sanctionable (in the ethical sense.)

    Abraham H. Foxman: Europe's Contradictions on Iran Sanctions

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