sanction noun (ORDER)
Many nations have imposed sanctions on the country because of its attacks on its own people. 由于该国发生了针对本国人民的暴力行为，许多国家都对它进行制裁。
- A package of economic sanctions is to be enacted against the country.
- The UN has imposed punitive sanctions on the invading country.
- The UN announced its intentions to toughen sanctions still further.
- She is in favour of a relaxation of the sanctions.
- People were surprised at the time by the severity of the sanctions.