What is the opposite of sanctioned?

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Adjective
Opposite of having the approval or authorization of an authority or public body
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Opposite of used or accepted broadly
Adjective
Opposite of conforming or adhering to whatever is customary, traditional, or generally accepted
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(disallowed) Opposite of having the approval or authorization of an authority or public body
Adjective
(unauthorised) Opposite of having the approval or authorization of an authority or public body
Adjective
Opposite of generally approved, believed, or recognized
“It was unusual for them to deny the children some candy during Halloween.”
Adjective
Opposite of approved or agreed upon
“A reseller has the right to contest a denied deal.”
Adjective
Opposite of generally approved, believed, or acknowledged
“She presented one year ago with fever, weakness, hepatitis and pneumonitis of unknown etiology.”
Adjective
Opposite of having the requisite authority or permission
“Previously ineligible patients may now be able to participate in the study.”
Adjective
Opposite of authorized with a warrant
Adjective
Opposite of treated or regarded with partiality
“When they could not procure the mahi-mahi, Johnny reluctantly accepted the mackerel, his unpreferred choice.”
Verb
Opposite of to have granted something to someone
“He was still considered a threat and the government subsequently denied his right to return to the country.”
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Opposite of to have made a law
“Citizens were happy that the government eventually abolished the law prohibiting the sale and use of chewing gum anywhere in the country.”
Verb
Opposite of to have invested in or provided financial assistance
“Your bad financial advice bankrupted this venture.”
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