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English definition of “criminalize”


verb [T] (UK usually criminalise)     /ˈkrɪm.ɪ.nə.laɪz/
to make something illegal: The law has criminalized prostitution but not got rid of it.Legislation and law-making
(Definition of criminalize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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