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legalizeverb [T]

UK usually legalise uk   /ˈliː.ɡəl.aɪz/ us   /ˈliː.ɡəl.aɪz/
to allow something by law: Same-sex marriages have been legalized in many states.
legalization
noun [U] UK usually legalisation uk   /ˌliː.ɡəl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌliː.ɡəl.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/
the legalization of drugs
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legalizeverb [T]

us   /ˈli·ɡəˌlɑɪz/
to allow by law; make legal
legalization
noun [U] us   /ˌli·ɡə·ləˈzeɪ·ʃən/
Some kind of legalization plan is needed for temporary workers who have become permanent residents.
(Definition of legalize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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legalizeverb [T]

UK also legalise uk   /ˈliːɡəlaɪz/ us   LAW
to make something legal when it was previously illegal: I'm against legalizing drugs.
(Definition of legalize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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