adjective see sanction II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sanctionable — sanc·tion·able / saŋk shə nə bəl/ adj: deserving or liable to be sanctioned sanctionable conduct Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. sanctionable …   Law dictionary

  • sanctionable — sanction ► NOUN 1) a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule. 2) (sanctions) measures taken by a state to coerce another to conform to an international agreement or norms of conduct. 3) official permission or approval. ► VERB 1) give… …   English terms dictionary

  • sanctionable — See sanction. * * * …   Universalium

  • sanctionable — adjective That can be sanctioned. Ant: unsanctionable …   Wiktionary

  • sanctionable — adj. approvable, endorsable; can be made valid; can be given effective or authoritative approval …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sanctionable — sanc·tion (săngk’shən) n. 1. Authoritative permission or approval that makes a course of action valid. See Synonyms at PERMISSION(Cf. ↑permission). 2. Support or encouragement, as from public opinion or established custom. 3. A consideration,… …   Word Histories

  • sanctionable — sancˈtionable adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑sanction …   Useful english dictionary

  • sanction — sanctionable, adj. sanctionative, adj. sanctioner, n. sanctionless, adj. /sangk sheuhn/, n. 1. authoritative permission or approval, as for an action. 2. something that serves to support an action, condition, etc. 3. something that gives binding… …   Universalium

  • Frank H. Easterbrook — Infobox Judge name = Frank Hoover Easterbrook imagesize = caption = office = Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit termstart = November 2006 termend = nominator = Ronald Reagan appointer = predecessor = Joel… …   Wikipedia

  • sanction — I. noun Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin sanction , sanctio, from sancire to make holy more at sacred Date: 15th century 1. a formal decree; especially an ecclesiastical decree 2. a. obsolete a solemn agreement ; oath …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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