unsanctioned


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unsanctioned

(ʌnˈsæŋkʃənd)
adj
not having been given permission or authorization
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsanctioned - without explicit official permissionunsanctioned - without explicit official permission; "unsanctioned use of company cars"
unofficial - not having official authority or sanction; "a sort of unofficial mayor"; "an unofficial estimate"; "he participated in an unofficial capacity"
References in classic literature ?
The man was a tall, lean, haggard personification of fanaticism, bearing on his breast this label,--A WANTON GOSPELLER,--which betokened that he had dared to give interpretations of Holy Writ unsanctioned by the infallible judgment of the civil and religious rulers.
"That of saying of any strange, unsanctioned line of action,--'Let it be right.'"
However, I would question the reactive Twitter lead, unsanctioned protests that accrue and disrupt the average citizen, especially in town and city centres.
Local authorities meeting the protesters said that they are violating the law by holding unsanctioned rally.
An arrest monitoring group said 70 people were arrested in St Petersburg at an unsanctioned demonstration in support of the Moscow protests.
Police and authorities warned that any unsanctioned marches would be immediately curbed, citing public security concerns.
Details about Mr Navalny's condition were scarce after he was rushed to a hospital on Sunday morning with a suspected allergy attack from a detention facility where he was serving a 30-day sentence for calling an unsanctioned protest.
Unsanctioned DCRs are reported to be operating in Latin America and North Africa, but without state approval.
They hinted at possible street protests over the unsanctioned deductions.
They cover cultural constructions of ambiguous, unsanctioned, or illegitimate ritual; materials of ancient magic; and dimensions of a category magic.
Berlin Station More4, 10.05pm The drama returns for a second series as Daniel, Robert, Valerie (Michelle Forbes, left) and the rest of the team begin an unsanctioned search for a possible terrorist.
Businesses everywhere should be increasingly concerned about the risks posed by unsanctioned shadow apps--any software applications that have not been cleared by a company's information security team, but that employees use anyway.