Rules and authorities

sanction
(v)
SANK-shǝn
Meaning

approve; ratify

1st Sample Sentence

Although nothing can change my love for my son, I cannot sanction the disgraceful lifestyle he has followed since beginning his university studies.

Root

sancire (to decree, confirm, ratify, make sacred) (Latin)

Mnemonics

"Saints Ton". SAINTS have a TON of authority when it comes to giving the church permission to do things. I- SAY-ACTION, slang for I give you permission u can read it like sanction ~~ SANG SONG so u sing song when u have been approved or accepted it's like being approved to USA. SANCTION or PERMISSION or AUTHORISATION - to get the authority to do something.

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