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sanction

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  • nounauthorization
  • nounembargo, punishment
  • verbauthorize, confirm
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Synonyms for sanction

noun authorization
  • approval
  • acquiescence
  • allowance
  • approbation
  • assent
  • authority
  • backing
  • confirmation
  • consent
  • countenance
  • encouragement
  • endorsement
  • fiat
  • go-ahead
  • leave
  • nod
  • okay
  • permission
  • permit
  • ratification
  • recommendation
  • sufferance
  • support
  • word
  • green light
  • seal of approval
  • stamp of approval

Antonyms for sanction

  • denial
  • disagreement
  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • opposition
  • prohibition
  • question
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • veto
  • award
  • honor
  • prevention
  • reward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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