Translation of sancionar in English:

sancionar

transitive verb

  • 1

    (castigar)
    el viajero sin billete será sancionado con una multa de 20 dólares any passenger traveling without a ticket will be fined 20 dollars / will be liable to a fine of 20 dollars
    • está sancionado por tres partidos he has been banned / suspended for three games
  • 2

    (disposición/ley) to sanction
    (huelga/acuerdo) to sanction
    (acuerdo/huelga) to countenance formal
    (costumbre) to approve
    (costumbre) to sanction
    (costumbre) to countenance formal