authoritative permission or approval, as for an action.
something that serves to support an action, condition, etc.
something that gives binding force, as to an oath, rule of conduct, etc.
a provision of a law enacting a penalty for disobedience or a reward for obedience.
the penalty or reward.
International Law. action by one or more states toward another state calculated to force it to comply with legal obligations.
verb (used with object)
to authorize, approve, or allow:
an expression now sanctioned by educated usage.
to ratify or confirm:
to sanction a law.
to impose a sanction on; penalize, especially by way of discipline.
final permission; authorization
aid or encouragement
something, such as an ethical principle, that imparts binding force to a rule, oath, etc
the penalty laid down in a law for contravention of its provisions
(often pl) a coercive measure, esp one taken by one or more states against another guilty of violating international law
to give authority to; permit
to make authorized; confirm
noun 1. holiness; saintliness; sanctity. noun 1. saintliness; holiness
noun, plural sanctuaries. 1. a sacred or holy place. 2. Judaism. the Biblical tabernacle or the Temple in Jerusalem. the holy of holies of these places of worship. 3. an especially holy place in a temple or church. 4. the part of a church around the altar; the chancel. 5. a church or other sacred […]
- Sanctuary lamp
noun 1. (Christianity) a lamp, usually red, placed in a prominent position in the sanctuary of a church, that when lit indicates the presence of the Blessed Sacrament
noun, plural sanctums, sancta [sangk-tuh] /ˈsæŋk tə/ (Show IPA) 1. a sacred or holy place. 2. an inviolably private place or retreat. noun (pl) -tums, -ta (-tə) 1. a sacred or holy place 2. a room or place of total privacy or inviolability