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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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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.