Translation of "sanction" - English-Arabic dictionary

sanction

noun uk /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/ us /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/

a punishment for not obeying a rule or a law

عِقاب
economic/trade sanctions against a country

[ no plural ] official approval or permission

تَصديق / مُوافَقة
verb uk /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/ us /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/

to formally approve of something

يُصدّق عَلى / يُوافِق عَلى
He refused to sanction the publication of his private letters.

(Translation of “sanction” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)