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synonyms for sanctioned

  • accepted
  • allowed
  • approved
  • licensed
  • permitted
  • accredited
  • confirmed
  • empowered
  • okayed
  • warranted
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antonyms for sanctioned

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  • refused
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How to use sanctioned in a sentence

In August, the Tech Transparency Project uncovered shipping records showing Apple was importing cotton T-shirts from a company in Xinjiang that Congress imposed sanctions on for its alleged use of forced labor.
APPLE IS LOBBYING AGAINST A BILL AIMED AT STOPPING FORCED LABOR IN CHINAREED ALBERGOTTINOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Federal records show child labor sanctions against just one Illinois factory over the past five years, and none involving temp agencies.
INSIDE THE LIVES OF IMMIGRANT TEENS WORKING DANGEROUS NIGHT SHIFTS IN SUBURBAN FACTORIESBY MELISSA SANCHEZNOVEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
When health care workers in Nevada and Vermont reported false positives, HHS defended the tests and threatened Nevada with unspecified sanctions until state officials agreed to continue using them in nursing homes.
RAPID TESTING IS LESS ACCURATE THAN THE GOVERNMENT WANTS TO ADMITBY LISA SONGNOVEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
In terms of sanctions for noncompliance, the bill would allow fines of up to 5% of global revenues and jail terms of up to five years.
THE U.K. WILL FOLLOW THE U.S. AND EUROPE IN GETTING TOUGHER ON ‘HOSTILE’ FOREIGN INVESTMENTDAVID MEYERNOVEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
Jenkins now finds himself in the position of trying to enforce “zero tolerance” and “severe sanctions” for similar superspreader events amid an undefeated football season.
NOTRE DAME’S PRESIDENT LACKED SELF-CONTROL. ITS STUDENT BODY IS MERELY FOLLOWING HIS EXAMPLE.SALLY JENKINSNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The ruble has been under pressure for months amid fears of new sanctions, low oil prices and rising coronavirus cases.
AS TIGHTER LOCKDOWNS THREATEN OIL DEMAND, THE RUSSIAN RUBLE FEELS THE PRESSUREKDUNN6NOVEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
To people without scruples, the threat of minor sanctions is greatly outweighed by the advantages that systematic worker misclassification provides in bidding work, ensuring big profits, and avoiding entrepreneurial risk.
HOW A NEW REGULATION WOULD LET BUSINESSES AVOID THE LAW BY CLASSIFYING EMPLOYEES AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORSJAKEMETHOCTOBER 31, 2020FORTUNE
Penalties include being replaced as an elector, fines and a criminal sanction, depending on the state.
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE: DOES VOTING REALLY MATTER?TRUTHBETOLDOCTOBER 30, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
China this week announced unspecified sanctions on US defense contractors Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Raytheon.
HOW CHINA BUILT UP ITS DOMINANCE IN RARE EARTHSMARY HUIOCTOBER 30, 2020QUARTZ
In July, China — which considers Taiwan part of its territory — had announced sanctions on Lockheed Martin for a previous arms sale to the island.
CHINA TO IMPOSE SANCTIONS ON BOEING, LOCKHEED MARTIN, AND RAYTHEON OVER ARMS SALES TO TAIWANKDUNN6OCTOBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO SANCTIONED

  • OK'd
  • accepted
  • affirmed
  • allowed
  • authorized
  • backed
  • certain
  • chosen
  • endorsed
  • made official
  • passed
  • permitted
  • proven
  • ratified
  • recognized
  • sanctioned
  • supported
  • validated
  • vouched for
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