Definitions for sanctioned

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. canonic, canonical, sanctioned(adj)

    conforming to orthodox or recognized rules

    "the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis

  2. ratified, sanctioned(adj)

    formally approved and invested with legal authority

  3. approved, sanctioned(adj)

    established by authority; given authoritative approval

    "a list of approved candidates"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sanctioned

    of Sanction

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Digby Warde-Aldam:

    Surely no arbiter in their right mind could have let such hectoring, cultural studies-sanctioned guff slip through the net?

  2. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein:

    Some of these incidents have been at least partly investigated, and some states have apparently sanctioned some of the soldiers involved.

  3. Thomas Dawson:

    For U.S. insurers in general, I suspect there is some caution with respect to SOGAZ, which is so far as I am aware not itself a sanctioned entity.

  4. Andrew Lincoln:

    The use of protective eyewear is voluntary in practices and non-NFHS-sanctioned competitions, as well as at the collegiate and international levels of play.

  5. Natalie Jackson:

    Our Noel Carter is asking for the two officers (involved in his case) to be fired and Chief Mina to be sanctioned. There are different organizations that want different things.

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