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sanction
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unspecified meaning
  • And he is upon the whole of a fixed opinion that to give the sanction of his countenance to any complaints respecting it would be to encourage some person in the lower classes to rise up somewhere—like Wat Tyler.

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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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