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Adjective
Having the approval or authorization of an authority or public body
“An inner cabinet in Tokyo authorized Japan's only officially sanctioned diplomatic initiative.”
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Generally accepted, recognized or admitted
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Conforming or adhering to whatever is customary, traditional, or generally accepted
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Permitted or allowed to be done, either legally or by consent
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(free to) Allowed or permitted to do something
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Of or pertaining to prescribing or enjoining, especially an action or behavior based on a norm or standard
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Treated or regarded with partiality
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Chosen or nominated as good or suitable for a given title or position
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Having been imposed or established by authority
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To have granted something to someone
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“He may seem ready to sanction the use of force.”
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To have made a law
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To have invested in or provided financial assistance
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Past tense for to impose a sanction or penalty on
“We are currently examining the different means at our disposal to sanction them.”
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Past tense for to champion or endorse a cause
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Past tense for to inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially ceremonially
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Past tense for to offer a recommendation
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Past tense for to cease to endorse
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Past tense for to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
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(arrive at) Past tense for to reach (a conclusion or decision)
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Past tense for to provide an acceptable explanation for
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Past tense for to express approval or admiration of
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Past tense for to advise as the best course or choice
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Past tense for to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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Past tense for to feel a desire or liking for
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