Translation of sanción in English:

sanción

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  • 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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Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.