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sanction

US [ˈsæŋkʃ(ə)n]
UK ['sæŋkʃ(ə)n]
  • n.制裁;批准;处罚;约束
  • v.许可;准许;准予;惩罚
  • Web认可;同意;支持
Plural Form:sanctions  Present Participle:sanctioning  Past Tense:sanctioned  
sanction
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n.
1.
[c][usupl]
~ (against sb)
制裁an official order that limits trade, contact, etc. with a particular country, in order to make it do sth, such as obeying international law
Trade sanctions were imposed against any country that refused to sign the agreement.
凡拒签该协议的国家均受到贸易制裁。
The economic sanctions have been lifted.
经济制裁业已取消。
2.
[u]
(正式)许可,批准official permission or approval for an action or a change
These changes will require the sanction of the court.
这些变更须经法院认可。
3.
[c]
~ (against sth)
制裁;约束;处罚a course of action that can be used, if necessary, to make people obey a law or behave in a particular way
The ultimate sanction will be the closure of the restaurant.
最严厉的处罚将是关闭这家餐馆。
v.
1.
~ sth
许可;准许;准予to give permission for sth to take place
The government refused to sanction a further cut in interest rates.
政府拒绝批准进一步降低利率。
2.
~ sb/sth
惩罚;实施制裁to punish sb/sth; to impose a sanction on sth

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