late Middle English (as a noun denoting an ecclesiastical decree): from French, from Latin sanctio(n- ), from sancire ‘ratify’. The verb dates from the late 18th century.
Sanction in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
As US sanctions kick in, Indian refiners brace for costly crude, Mumbai: With US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela coming into effect on 2 May and Saudi Arabia restraining crude oil output, Indian refiners …
Saudi Aramco offers to increase oil supply to India, India imported 23.9 mt of crude oil from Iran in FY19, making the Gulf … Though US sanction waiver was lifted from May 2, India is still getting …
US Sanctions on Iran disrupts India’s oil imports
sanctions on 19 Iranian officials, and to follow the United … US Offers Sanction Relief for Those Against Venezuela’s Maduro
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Sanction
SANCTION or PERMISSION or AUTHORISATION – to get the authority to do something.
sounds like saction..so a saction of people APPROVING YOUR PLAN.