unsanctioned Definition

  • 1not officially approved or authorized
  • 2not conforming to or permitted by official rules or regulations

Using unsanctioned: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unsanctioned" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The unsanctioned protest resulted in several arrests.

  • Example

    He was suspended for participating in an unsanctioned event.

  • Example

    The company fired the employee for engaging in unsanctioned activities during work hours.

unsanctioned Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for unsanctioned


Summary: unsanctioned in Brief

The term 'unsanctioned' [ˌʌnˈsæŋkʃənd] refers to actions or events that are not officially approved or authorized, and do not conform to official rules or regulations. It is often used to describe protests, events, or activities that are not permitted by authorities, as in 'The unsanctioned protest resulted in several arrests.' 'Unsanctioned' is a formal term that can be replaced by 'unauthorized' or 'unapproved' in more informal contexts.