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sanction
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Tell me for the hundredth time that you refuse my love, which had your mother’s sanction.
  • If it is a workman, I need but knock against the wall, and he will cease to work, in order to find out who is knocking, and why he does so; but as his occupation is sanctioned by the governor, he will soon resume it.

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  • He would at once approach Valentine’s father and acknowledge all, begging Villefort to pardon and sanction the love which united two fond and loving hearts.
  • You do not sanction our project?
  • Beauchamp, solemn transactions should be sanctioned by a witness.

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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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