legitimize [ li-jit-uh-mahyz ]
The word of the day is ‘legitimize’
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Yes, the past form of the word is legitimized.
2. Make legitimate
3. Make legal
1. Hindi – Vaidhata
2. Spanish – Legitimar
3. French – Légitimer
4. Mandarin – Héfǎ huà
1. Very well; I’ll legitimize him by marrying the young Clementine.
2. He did not dare ask Charity for a divorce in order that he might legitimize this byblow of his.
3. Except as a solemn, sacred rite, there was nothing in our marriage to legitimize our child.
4. If the woman has won you round to legitimize the connection, first, I have a proper claim to see her marriage lines.
5. It is time if they are well-founded, to give a solemn stamp to their certainty, and legitimize their existence.
codify, constitute, decriminalize, legislate, regulate, approve, authorize, decree, enact, formulate, launder, legitimate, license, ordain, permit, sanction, clean up, validate, warrant, condone, justify, vindicate, endorse, sustain, legalize, normalize etc
Some antonyms of the word are:
disorganize, deny, disallow, disapprove, prevent, refuse, reject, veto, outlaw, disempower
Border strengthening is effective, but not if done in isolation. We also need to give priority to establishing public institutions that deliver a sustained level of security and justice for citizens. Border security can never come at the expense of migrants’ rights. Nor can it be used to legitimize inhumane treatment.Ban Ki-moon
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