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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sanction  \Sanc"tion\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sanctioned};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Sanctioning}.] 
  To  give  sanction  to  to  ratify;  to  confirm;  to  approve. 
  Would  have  counseled,  or  even  sanctioned,  such  perilous 
  experiments.  --De  Quincey. 
  Syn:  To  ratify;  confirm;  authorize;  countenance. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  conforming  to  orthodox  or  recognized  rules  "the  drinking  of 
  cocktails  was  as  canonical  a  rite  as  the  mixing"- 
  Sinclair  Lewis  [syn:  {canonic},  {canonical}] 
  2:  formally  approved  and  invested  with  legal  authority  [syn:  {ratified}] 
  3:  established  by  authority;  given  authoritative  approval;  "a 
  list  of  approved  candidates"  [syn:  {approved}] 

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