Legitimized means that someone or something has been given the legal right to exist or to do something. When the government legitimizes a terrorist organization, they are giving it the legal authority to do what it does.

  • The government legitimized the terrorist organization by giving it a license to operate.

  • The company legitimized their product by getting a certificate of quality.

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Example Sentences for legitimized

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    Traditional law is still in use and legitimized by the Namibian constitution.

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    Are these helpful to legitimize the page

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    Did that legitimize the interpretation

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    The third is legitimately mathematical.

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    It's a laconic item that is legitimate in the article.

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    Is the current definition legitimately questioned

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    The block is legitimate given the circumstances.

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    The history of science is a legitimate adjunct to it.

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    The policy behind the list is legitimate.

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    It was on the point of domicile that John's legitimation failed.