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synonyms for sanctioning

  • accredit
  • allow
  • approve
  • certify
  • empower
  • endorse
  • permit
  • ratify
  • warrant
  • back
  • bless
  • commission
  • countenance
  • license
  • okay
  • support
  • get behind
  • give the go-ahead
  • give the green light
  • give the nod
  • go for
  • vouch for
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antonyms for sanctioning

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  • deny
  • disagree
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • invalidate
  • oppose
  • protest
  • refuse
  • reject
  • revoke
  • discourage
  • veto
  • prevent
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How to use sanctioning in a sentence

The JPMorgan penalty far exceeds previous spoofing-related fines levied against banks, and is the toughest sanction imposed in the Justice Department’s years-long crackdown on spoofing.
JP MORGAN WILL PAY RECORD SETTLEMENT TO RESOLVE ‘SPOOFING’ CASE AGAINST 15 TRADERSKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Leaders of the democratic alliance could then decide, on the basis of the tribunal’s rulings, whether economic and political sanctions should follow.
HOW DEMOCRACIES CAN CLAIM BACK POWER IN THE DIGITAL WORLDAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
These are sanctions — in addition to American economic strictures against Iran — that were in place before the nuclear deal with Tehran, at which point they were lifted.
IS WAR NEXT FOR 2020?CHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 21, 2020OZY
In 2018, telecom giant ZTE faced US policy restrictions for violating sanctions, amid fears that the company’s telecommunications infrastructure might pose security risks.
IT’S GETTING HARDER FOR TECH COMPANIES TO BRIDGE THE US-CHINA DIVIDEAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
So what you see is that when you apply economic sanctions on a target, especially for a tough goal, a lot of times what’s happening is they fail and then you end up using military force.
SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY BIG DATA (EP. 395)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 31, 2019FREAKONOMICS
In recent years we see the Central Authority willingly sanctioning special provision for individual cases.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Jefferson signed this act in 1807, thus sanctioning the compelling of the obedience of a State to the General Government.
NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
This may be done without making men superficial—without sanctioning the dissipation of mere desultory reading.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 451VARIOUS
Turnpike acts, sanctioning the construction of new roads, became numerous.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
Secondly, the Jesuits had all they could do to defend themselves from the charge of idolatry for sanctioning the Chinese Rites.
THE JESUITS, 1534-1921THOMAS J. CAMPBELL
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WORDS RELATED TO SANCTIONING

  • allowing
  • authorizing
  • granting
  • lenient
  • letting
  • permissive
  • sanctioning
  • tolerating
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.