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Translation of sancionar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 (castigar) See examples: el viajero sin billete será sancionado con una multa de 20 dólares
    any passenger traveling without a ticket will be fined 20 dollars o will be liable to a fine of 20 dollars
    está sancionado por tres partidos
    he has been banned o suspended for three games
Example sentences
  • Prevenir, sancionar y erradicar la discriminación en su contra.
  • Los funcionarios de ese entonces fueron sancionados penalmente.
  • La CNDDHH exige que estas violaciones a los derechos humanos sean inmediatamente esclarecidas y se sancione a los responsables.

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    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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