Translation of "sanction" - English-Korean dictionary


noun uk /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/ us /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/

a punishment for not obeying a rule or a law

형벌, 제재
economic/trade sanctions against a country

[ no plural ] official approval or permission

허가, 승인
verb uk /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/ us /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/

to formally approve of something

He refused to sanction the publication of his private letters.

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