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sanction
Used In
War and Peace
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  • They did not talk seriously to him; when reporting to him or asking for his sanction they appeared to be fulfilling a regrettable formality, but they winked behind his back and tried to mislead him at every turn.

  • There are no more uses of "sanction" in the book.


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as in: sanctions against them Define
formal penalty
as in: cannot sanction such behavior Define
formal approval
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