Legalization
Legalization \Le`gal*i*za"tion\ (l[=e]`gal*[i^]*z[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. The act of making legal. [1913 Webster]

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  • legalization — le‧gal‧i‧za‧tion [ˌliːgəlaɪˈzeɪʆn ǁ lə ] also legalisation LAW noun [uncountable] the act of making something legal that was previously against the law: • the legalization of trade unions, which had been outlawed * * * legalization UK US (UK …   Financial and business terms

  • Legalization — is the process of removing a legal prohibition against something which is currently not legal.Legalization is a process often applied to what are now regarded as victimless crimes, such as the consumption of illegal drugs (see Drug legalization) …   Wikipedia

  • legalization — I noun affirmation, approval, authorization, codification, confirmation, legislative sanction, legitimatization, passing into law, ratification, regulation by statute, sanction, validation II index consent, leave (permission), permit …   Law dictionary

  • legalization — 1805, noun of action from LEGALIZE (Cf. legalize) …   Etymology dictionary

  • legalization — (Amer.) le·gal·i·za·tion || ‚lɪːgÉ™lÉ™ zeɪʃn / laɪ z n. authorization; act of making legal (also legalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • legalization — noun The process of making something legal, the process to legalize, decriminalization. The hippies marched for the legalization of marijauna …   Wiktionary

  • legalization — legalize (also legalise) ► VERB ▪ make legal. DERIVATIVES legalization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • legalization — noun see legalize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • legalization — See legalize. * * * …   Universalium

  • legalization — le·gal·iza·tion …   English syllables

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