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  • v. Present participle of sanction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. implying sanction or serving to sanction


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Last year the federation collected $2.9 million in sanctioning fees, up from $1.7 million in 2008.

    Judge's Ruling Questions U.S. Soccer's Power

  • • Monitoring and sanctioning is carried out either by the users themselves or by someone who is accountable to the users.

    The Prize in Economic Sciences 2009 - Illustrated Presentation

  • I think that many fathers have not known that they could have a positive role in sanctioning their daughters 'sexuality.

    Alice Walker: On Finding Your Bliss Interview by Evelyn C. White

  • Broad, vague language seems to dominate student conduct codes throughout the country, giving university officials more discretion in sanctioning misconduct both on and off campus.

    Stefanie Dazio: Off-Campus Misconduct May Result in On-Campus Penalties

  • My thanks to the good offices of the estate in sanctioning my intrusion, but acknowledgement for the blog title must given to Commentator Diplomat, who took one look at the photograph and gasped "Destination Moon" which, as any Tintin fan will recognise, sums it all up very nicely indeed.

    Destination Moon

  • At present, Teachers and Police Officers (the two main sanctioning groups he will have encountered) cannot do this, (almost entirely due to liberal moronthink).


  • The attitude of Government in sanctioning this advance to Bagdad against Gun.

    The Importance of the Mesopotamian Campaign to the British Empire

  • The actual sanctioning is not at all unprecedented, but we, the Elders of Sodom, do humbly admit that there may never have been an attempt such as ours, a conscious and deliberate rallying to a cause that was not aimed at simply establishing a new moral order in place of the old, a new ideology in place of the tired dogma of the obsolete regime, but rather at entirely dismantling the very system of mores.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • a different set of conclusions: "in sanctioning the endless swapping and stealing of neo-classical identities they filled the stage with Brutuses who all sounded identical, collapsing political differences by merging the Robespierrists with their Thermidorian successors, and effectively conceding Burke's claim that there was absolutely no difference between them" (172).


  • But this is about the US having an excuse to get more countries involved in sanctioning Iran as punishment for Iran’s rejection of Israel.

    Matthew Yglesias » Listening to the Iranian Public on Nukes


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