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General dictionaries General (35 matching dictionaries)
  1. sanction: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. sanction: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. sanction: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. sanction: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. sanction: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. sanction, sanction: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Sanction, sanction: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. sanction: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. sanction: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. sanction: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. sanction: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. sanction: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. sanction: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. sanction: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. sanction (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. sanction: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. sanction: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Sanction: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Sanction: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. sanction: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. sanction: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. sanction: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. sanction: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. sanction: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  25. sanction: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  26. sanction: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. sanction: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  28. sanction: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. sanction: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. sanction: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. Sanction: The Word Detective [home, info]
  32. sanction: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  33. sanction: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sanction: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (12 matching dictionaries)
  1. sanction: Webster's New World Finance & Investment Dictionary [home, info]
  2. sanction: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Sanction: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  4. sanction: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  5. sanction: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  7. sanction: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  8. Sanction: Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics [home, info]
  9. SANCTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  10. Sanction: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  11. sanction: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  12. sanction: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sanction: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sanction: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sanction: Sociology [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sanction: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (sanction)

noun:  a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
noun:  the act of final authorization ("It had the sanction of the church")
noun:  formal and explicit approval
noun:  official permission or approval
verb:  give authority or permission to
verb:  give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
verb:  give sanction to

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