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Overview of verb sanction

The verb sanction has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) approve, O.K., okay, sanction

(give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies")

2. (1) sanction

(give authority or permission to)

3. sanction

(give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage")


Overview of adj sanctioned

The adj sanctioned has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. canonic, canonical, sanctioned

(conforming to orthodox or recognized rules; "the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis)

2. ratified, sanctioned

(formally approved and invested with legal authority)

3. approved, sanctioned

(established by authority; given authoritative approval; "a list of approved candidates")

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