When something is legalized, it is made legal. This means that it is allowed by law, and people are usually required to follow the rules that are set by the law.

  • The drug is still illegal, but it is now legalized.

  • The company is now legalizing their trademark, which means that they can charge more for using it.

Definition of legalized


To make legal or permit under law. Either by decriminalising something that has been illegal or by specifically permitting it.

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Example Sentences for legalized

  • 1

    The legal annalist will have some legal background.

  • 2

    It opposed the legalization of drugs.

  • 3

    Legal licenses are not revocable.

  • 4

    Legality is at the heart of the definition.

  • 5

    Prostitution in this country is legal.

  • 6

    Support the legalization of marijuana.

  • 7

    The other is the legal structure.

  • 8

    The party was legalized in spring.

  • 9

    This is about the legality of the ban.

  • 10

    Another question is the legality of the operations.