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sanción

Translation of sanción in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 (castigo) les fueron aplicadas sanciones de un millón de dólares they were fined a million dollars una sanción de tres partidos a three-game ban o/or suspension le será aplicada la sanción correspondiente (a un obrero) appropriate disciplinary measures will be taken [Derecho/Law] the appropriate sanction o/or penalty will be applied la sanción económica que se nos aplicó the fine we were given, the amount we were fined impusieron sanciones económicas/comerciales a Sudáfrica economic/trade sanctions were imposed on South Africa

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