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  • "Miss Cunegonde," said he, "is to do me the honour to marry me, and we beseech your excellency to deign to sanction our marriage."
  • Oh! my dear Cunegonde! must I leave you just at a time when the Governor was going to sanction our nuptials?

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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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