noun. 1. approval; support; permission

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

tr. verb. 1. to approve; to encourage


-consent, confirmation, allowance, giving the okay, go ahead, agreement


-prohibition, refusal, disagreement, opposition, prevention
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The example starts at around 0:33 seconds into it and ends around 30 seconds after at about 1:02.


In order to go on the Mexico trip, each student had to get their parent or guardians sanction and have a signed permission slip by their teacher.

After the star player had some nerves after being out all season, his coach was sanctioning him to get up and play to the best of his abilities and he would be proud of him, no matter what happened.