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Definitions of sanction:

part of speech: verb transitive

To give indorsement to; to confirm; to approve; as, to sanction a marriage.

part of speech: verb transitive

To give validity to: to authorize: to countenance.

part of speech: noun

The act of giving authority to; authority; formal approval.

part of speech: noun

A confirming or giving authority or validity to; ratification; authority; influence or custom.

part of speech: verb

To ratify or confirm; to give authority to; to countenance or support.

part of speech: noun

Act of ratifying, or giving authority to: confirmation: support.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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