[lee-guh-lahyz] /ˈli gəˌlaɪz/

verb (used with object), legalized, legalizing.
to make ; authorize.
verb (transitive)
to make lawful or legal
to confirm or validate (something previously unlawful)

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


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