Translation of "sanction" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/

a punishment for not obeying a rule or a law

economic/trade sanctions against a country

[ no plural ] official approval or permission

aprobación, autorización
verb uk /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/

to formally approve of something

He refused to sanction the publication of his private letters.

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


noun /ˈsӕŋkʃən/

permission or approval

sanción, autorización, permiso
The soldier’s action did not have the sanction of his commanding officer.

(Translation of “sanction” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)