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Definition of "sanctions" []

  • Plural form of sanction. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sanction. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sanctions" in a sentence
  • "Significantly, they avoided the term sanctions in describing the administration approach to talks with Iran, preferring the term "pressure track.""
  • "The European sponsors of the resolution had tried to avoid a veto by watering down the language on sanctions three times, to the point where the word "sanctions" was taken out."
  • "The only progress that Obama could cite on the Iran issue was when the Chinese leader Hu Jintao actually used the word sanctions."
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