[ UK /sˈɑːnkʃənɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈsæŋkʃənɪŋ/ ]
  1. implying sanction or serving to sanction
    the guardian's duties were primarily sanctionative rather than administrative
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How To Use sanctioning In A Sentence

  • The move would remove the prohibitive cost from some poorer nations and avoid any conflicts from federations facing the prospect of sanctioning their star athletes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Russia sided with France and Germany to block a Bush-backed U.N. resolution sanctioning military conflict to disarm Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
  • This ensures that only those who fully appreciate the significance of the modules are included in the sanctioning procedure.
  • Despite sanctioning of polygamy, the custom was practiced in only one region of the country and currently is not practiced at all.
  • The city would ultimately become the first in the country to attempt to truly legitimize pugilism by sanctioning it in 1890.
  • First, supporting these means sanctioning redistribution, as they are funded by a progressive tax system.
  • Exploiting the public is not leading it; satisfying its passions or sanctioning its ideas is not bettering them; and we understand… the heart of the people and their ideas.
  • Where enforcement in a sanctioning system is occasionally dramatic, securing compliance with regulation has little potential for drama.
  • Please, point me to the references in the Third and Fourth Geneva Conventions sanctioning the use of unmuzzled dogs.
  • As this court shows, the Founders demonstrate by their behavior that the First Amendment was not intended to prohibit states from sanctioning ceremonial invocations of God.
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