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Definition 1: established by authority; given authoritative approval - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sanctioned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a list of approved candidates

Synonyms for sanctioned in the sense of this definition

(sanctioned is similar to ...) endowed with authority

Definition 2: formally approved and invested with legal authority - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for sanctioned in the sense of this definition

(sanctioned is similar to ...) established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules

Definition 3: conforming to orthodox or recognized rules - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sanctioned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing

Synonyms for sanctioned in the sense of this definition

(sanctioned is similar to ...) adhering to what is commonly accepted

"an orthodox view of the world"

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