Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “sanction” en inglés

sanction

noun  /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/ us  

sanction noun (APPROVAL)

[U] fml approval or permission: To be just, a government must have the sanction of the governed. Note: usually describes formal or legal approval

sanction noun (PUNISHMENT)

[C usually pl] an official action taken against a government to force it to behave in a particular way or as punishment for not doing so: trade/economic sanctions

sanction

verb [T]  /ˈsæŋk·ʃən/ us  

sanction verb [T] (PERMIT)

to formally permit something: The UN sanctioned intervention in the crisis.
(Definition of sanction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de sanction
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “sanction” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más