Translation of "sanction" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/ us /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/

a punishment for not obeying a rule or a law

economic/trade sanctions against a country

[ no plural ] official approval or permission

(公式な)承認, 認可, 許可
verb uk /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/ us /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/

to formally approve of something

~を許可する, 認める
He refused to sanction the publication of his private letters.

(Translation of “sanction” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)