Definition of Legitimise

1. Verb. Make legal. "Marijuana should be legalized"




Definition of Legitimise

1. Verb. (British) (alternative form of legitimize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Legitimise

1. [v -MISED, -MISING, -MISES]

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Literary usage of Legitimise

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1. Essays on the Early History of the Church and the Ministry by Henry Barclay Swete (1921)
"In effect the Church can legitimise whenever it seems right to her to do so. So far we have found two theories of the relation of Baptism to the Church ..."

2. Acts Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly for the Commonwealth by Kentucky (1858)
"AN ACT to legitimise Hubert M. Leach. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky: That Robert Manlius Lench, illegitimate son of ..."

3. Security System Reform And Governance: A DAC Reference Document by OECD Staff, Development Assistance Committee, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"But when security is seen in its wider sense, as involving a range of development issues, this may legitimise donor engagement in this domain and open the ..."

4. Logic: Or, The Science of Inference. A Systematic View of the Principles of by Joseph Devey (1854)
"He considered this principle competent to legitimise all inference, and as he called ... to legitimise the relation of real things in the objective world. ..."

5. Logic: Or, The Science of Inference. A Systematic View of the Principles of by Joseph Devey (1854)
"He considered this principle competent to legitimise all inference, and as he called ... to legitimise the relation of real things in the objective world. ..."

6. Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Passed by Kentucky (1858)
"... legitimise Robert M. L*ach. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky: That Robert Manlius Leach, illegitimate son of ..."

7. The Development Decade?: Economic and Social Change in South Africa, 1994-2004 by Vishnu Padayachee (2006)
"The third colonial occupation sought further to de-legitimise ... By so doing, it also sought to de-legitimise institutions of popular resistance against ..."

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