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sanction
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Dreadful tempers… anyway, I was reading out our amendment… hem, hem… "the High Inquisitor will henceforth have supreme authority over all punishments, sanctions and removal of privileges pertaining to the students of Hogwarts, and the power to alter such punishments, sanctions and removals of privileges as may have been ordered by other staff members.
  • Dreadful tempers… anyway, I was reading out our amendment… hem, hem… "the High Inquisitor will henceforth have supreme authority over all punishments, sanctions and removal of privileges pertaining to the students of Hogwarts, and the power to alter such punishments, sanctions and removals of privileges as may have been ordered by other staff members.

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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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