sanctions


sanctions
n. punitive actions made by a country or countries toward another in order to pressure that nation into complying with the law or changing a policy (International Law) sanc·tion || 'sæŋkʃn n. permission, authorization; approve; penalty imposed for disobedience of a law; bonus or reward given for obedience of a law; policy or principle designed to enforce a law v. approve, authorize; endorse, ratify; penalize or encourage as a means of enforcing a law

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