economic sanctions

/ˌi:kənɒmɪk 'sæŋkʃ(ə)ns/ plural noun
restrictions on trade with a country in order to influence its political situation or in order to make its government change its policy
to impose economic sanctions on a country

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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