Sanctioned
Sanction Sanc"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sanctioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sanctioning}.] To give sanction to; to ratify; to confirm; to approve. [1913 Webster]

Would have counseled, or even sanctioned, such perilous experiments. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To ratify; confirm; authorize; countenance. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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