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legalize (v.)

1716, from legal + -ize. Related: Legalized; legalizing.

updated on October 31, 2012

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Definitions of legalize from WordNet

legalize (v.)
make legal;
Marijuana should be legalized
Synonyms: legalise / decriminalize / decriminalise / legitimize / legitimise / legitimate / legitimatize / legitimatise
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