Translation of "legitimize" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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legitimizeverb [ T ]

UK usually legitimise uk /ləˈdʒɪt.ə.maɪz/ us /ləˈdʒɪt̬.ə.maɪz/ US also legitimate formal

to make something legal or acceptable

The government fears that talking to terrorists might legitimize their violent actions. 政府担心与恐怖分子谈判可能会使他们的暴力行为得到认可。

(Translation of “legitimize” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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