how to pronounce sanctioned


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sanctioned is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of sanctioned in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… threshold they can be sanctioned either …”

meanings of sanctioned


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of sanction.

sanctioned frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sanctioned occurs in english on average 2.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sanctioned can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sanctioned can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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