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verb [T] uk ( UK usually criminalise)   /ˈkrɪm.ɪ.nə.laɪz/ us  
to make something illegal: The law has criminalized prostitution but not got rid of it.
Translations of “criminalize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 定...爲非法…
in Chinese (Simplified) 定...为非法…
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