sanction

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sanction(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (authorization)
a. la autorización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
You can't be emancipated from your parents without a judge's official sanction.No puedes emanciparte de tus padres sin la autorización oficial de un juez.
b. la sanción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The musicians gave me their sanction to use their music in my next commercial.Los músicos me dieron su sanción para usar su música en mi próximo anuncio.
2. (penalty)
a. la sanción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The United Nations imposed sanctions on them for using nuclear weapons.Las Naciones Unidas les han impuesto sanciones por usar armas nucleares.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to approve)
a. aprobar
The president announced that he did not sanction the inhumane way the army treated its prisoners.El presidente anunció que no aprobaba la manera inhumana en la que el ejército trató a sus prisioneros.
b. autorizar
Ethical or not, the law does sanction this type of behavior.No importa si sea ético o no, la ley autoriza este tipo de conducta.
c. sancionar
Although we all agree on the proposed budget, the CEO still has to sanction it.Aunque todos estamos de acuerdo en cuanto al presupuesto propuesto, el director general todavía tiene que sancionarlo.
4. (to penalize)
a. sancionar
After his malpractice suit, the medical association sanctioned him and revoked his license.Después de su demanda por mala praxis, la asociación médica lo sancionó y revocó su licencia.
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sanction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (penalty)
a. la sanción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(economic) sanctionssanciones económicas
2. (formal)
a. la sanción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(consent)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (formal)
a. sancionar, autorizar (authorize)
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sanction [ˈsæŋkʃən]
noun
1 (approval) permiso (m); autorización (f)
He did have \the official sanction of a government\ to do what he did some parents say the condoms give official sanction to promiscuous sex deregulation in 1980 gave them legal sanction to keep loan rates down
2 (penalty) sanción (f)
In many different human societies the worst sanction the community can issue is shunning As an ultimate sanction they can sell their shares if they disagree with the company's investment policy Penalties were the order of the day, a host of them awarded by a referee who would not have been blamed had he resorted to the ultimate sanction of dismissal dismissal would be too extreme a sanction to impose
especially (Pol) sanctions sanciones (f)
to impose economic sanctions on or against imponer sanciones económicas a or contra
the West will take steps to enforce sanctions against the regime Iran might be tempted \to break sanctions\ by shipping Iraqi crude oil through Iran Japan will partially \lift sanctions against\ South Africa he had to persuade some wary local governments \to end sanctions against\ his country
transitive verb
1 (approve, authorize) sancionar; autorizar
He may now be ready to sanction the use of force He seemed to be preparing to sanction an increase in public borrowing
2 (penalize) sancionar
their failure to sanction Japan for butchering whales in violation of international conservation treaties Although unable to sanction Pinochet, the government last week decided to prosecute one of his closest collaborators, a retired army general
modifier
sanction busting sanctions busting (n) ruptura (f) de sanciones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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