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English definition of “decriminalize”


verb [T]  /diˈkrɪm·ə·nəlˌɑɪz/ us  
to make a particular act no longer illegal by changing a law
noun [U]  /ˌdiˌkrɪm·ə·nəl·əˈzeɪ·ʃən/ us  
decriminalization of minor offenses
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