sanctioning sanctioning  /ˈsæŋkʃə nɪŋ/


  • (adj) implying sanction or serving to sanction


  1. There are now 17 weight divisions, none with a unified champ among the sport's four sanctioning bodies.
  2. Such environmental concerns are a key reason to proceed with caution before sanctioning more construction of malls, agrees Bakshi.
  3. Religions would lose nothing of their role in sanctioning the kinds of unions that they find in keeping with their tenets.


  1. 'Conservative Republican' IRS Staffer Takes Credit for Tea Party Scrutiny

    The Democrats have joined the release-partial-transcripts-from-IRS-interviews game, dropping a memo outlining how a Republican IRS manager in Cincinnati identifies himself as the origin of the Tea Party controversy. Partial transcripts should be taken with a grain of salt — but the IRS apparently keeps sanctioning people anyway.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. INDYCAR announces Belle Isle post-race penalties

    INDIANAPOLIS - INDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series, announced today penalties following the June 1-2 races at The Raceway at Belle Isle Park. James Jakes ... Keep reading
    on June 7, 2013     Source:

  3. MIAA reinstates boys gymnastics as varsity sport

    The state association’s board of directors voted 13-0-1 Thursday to reverse its January decision to stop sanctioning the sport. That was good news for Braintree High, one of only seven schools in the state that offer boys gymnastics.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Braintree Forum

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