#7: Sanction (noun)

(usually plural) a penalty for breaking with law or custom

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  • boycott
  • embargo
  • penalty


  • honors
  • rewards
  • awards
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Original Sentences

  1. Congress always seems to be threatening other countries with sanctions whenever those countries do something that could be considered out-of-line.
  2. After Russia invaded Crimea, many Western countries put sanctions on Russia because Russia needed to be reprimanded.