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legitimateadjective

uk   /ləˈdʒɪt.ɪ.mət/  us   /-ˈdʒɪt̬-/
C2 allowed by ​law: The ​army must give ​power back to the legitimate ​government.C2 reasonable and ​acceptable: He ​claimed that the ​restaurantbill was a legitimate ​businessexpense. A legitimate ​child is one whose ​parents are ​legallymarried at the ​time of his or her ​birth.
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legitimately
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Most ​foreignvisitorsenter the ​country legitimately (= ​legally).

legitimateverb [T]

/ləˈdʒɪt.ɪ.məɪt/  us /-ˈdʒɪt̬-/ (also legitimize) US
to make something ​legal or ​acceptable: The ​governmentfears that ​talking to ​terrorists might legitimate ​theirviolentactions.
(Definition of legitimate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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legitimateadjective

 us   /ləˈdʒɪt̬·ə·mət/ (infml short form legit,  /ləˈdʒɪt/ )
allowedaccording to ​law, or ​reasonable and ​acceptable: a legitimate ​taxdeduction legitimate ​concerns
legitimacy
noun [U]  us   /ləˈdʒɪt̬·ə·mə·si/
(Definition of legitimate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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legitimateadjective

uk   us   /lɪˈdʒɪtəmət/
LAW allowed by ​law or done according to the ​rules of an ​organization or ​activity: Defense ​lawyers argued that such ​payments are legitimate and customary in ​newspaperdeals. a legitimate ​business/​company/​trader legitimate ​expenses/​fees
fair and honest: Concerns ​relating to ​employeefraud and other ​forms of ​malpractice were ​acknowledged as being legitimate. legitimate ​complaints/​questions/reasons
legitimately
adverb
Manufacturers legitimately argued that the ​ingredients of their ​products are ​subject to ​commercialconfidentiality.
(Definition of legitimate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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