economic sanctions

Definition

Restrictions upon international trade and finance that one country imposes on another for political reasons.

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You should always do things the right way so that you never get any economic sanctions that may slow you down.

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The economic sanctions that were recently imposed by the government caused a lot of stress and hardship among our top nations.

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The harsh economic sanctions imposed on North Korea angered the volatile young dictator, the United States did this to send a message.

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