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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “legitimize”

legitimize

verb [T] (UK usually legitimise)     /ləˈdʒɪt.ɪ.maɪz/ US  /-ˈdʒɪt̬-/ (US legitimate) formal
to make something legal or acceptable
使…合法;使…合理
The government fears that talking to terrorists might legitimize their violent actions.
政府擔心與恐怖分子談判可能會使他們的暴力行為得到認可。
Legislation and law-making
(Definition of legitimize verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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