Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


Russian translation of “sanction”


noun     /ˈsæŋkʃən/
PUNISHMENT [C] a punishment for not obeying a rule or a law
economic / trade sanctions against a country Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
APPROVAL [U] official approval or permission
санкция, разрешение
Allowing and permitting
(Definition of sanction noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

More translations of “sanction” in Russian

Definitions of “sanction” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


a skilled and trained cook who works in a hotel or restaurant, especially the most important cook

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More