The correct answer is coercive measure.


A. approval
B. consecration
C. conformity
D. coercive measure

The correct answer is (D) Coercive measure; law or decree that penalizes for violation or failure to comply to stipulated conduct or action; something that gives force to a rule of conduct, oath, etc., or supports an action or condition. Also, confirmation or ratification of a law etc. by a supreme authority. In addition, express permission or encouragement by an authority to action.

Sanction comes from Latin sanctio, sancire (make sacred)

Examples of use:

  • Heavy sanctions were imposed upon Iraq while Sadam Hussein was ruler.
  • Similarly, Bosnia had also been subject to United Nations sanctions

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