View definitions for unsanctioned


adjective as in bootleg

adjective as in illegitimate

adjective as in unofficial

adjective as in unofficial


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Many are invoking the doctrine of “responsibility to protect,” or RtoP, to justify immediate and unsanctioned action.

It was more people than I'd ever stood among, as part of an unscheduled, unsanctioned, illegal event.

If you take part, too, in any sports unsanctioned by our rules, you can be expelled.

Unsanctioned by any church were the books Dr. Michell starved his body to buy from Jews or other furtive dealers in unusual wares.

The consequence of this unsanctioned proceeding, was precisely what might have been expected.

The next day I took an unsanctioned holiday after the morning's lecture.

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On this page you'll find 160 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unsanctioned, such as: contraband, illicit, pirated, smuggled, unauthorized, and bootlegged.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.