[li-jit-uh-mahyz] /lɪˈdʒɪt əˌmaɪz/

verb (used with object), legitimized, legitimizing.
to make .
(transitive) to make legitimate; legalize

1795, from Latin legitimus (see legitimate) + -ize. Earlier was legitimatize (1791). Related: Legitimized; legitimizing.

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