Illegalize
Illegalize Il*le"gal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Illegalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Illegalizing}.] To make or declare illegal or unlawful. [1913 Webster]

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  • illegalize — il·le·ga·lize /il lē gə ˌlīz/ vt: to make or declare illegal compare criminalize Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. illegali …   Law dictionary

  • illegalize — (Amer.) v. forbid by law, criminalize, make illegal, pronounce or declare illegal, prohibit (also illegalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • illegalize — [i lē′gə līz΄] vt. illegalized, illegalizing to make illegal or unlawful …   English World dictionary

  • illegalize — illegalization, n. /i lee geuh luyz /, v.t., illegalized, illegalizing. to make illegal: They even wanted to illegalize smoking. Also, esp. Brit., illegalise. [1810 20; ILLEGAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • illegalize — transitive verb Date: circa 1818 to make or declare illegal • illegalization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • illegalize — verb To make illegal, to prohibit by law, to criminalize something that had previously been legal …   Wiktionary

  • illegalize — il·legalize …   English syllables

  • illegalize — il•le•gal•ize [[t]ɪˈli gəˌlaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing law to make illegal • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • illegalize — verb declare illegal; outlaw Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S. • Syn: ↑outlaw, ↑criminalize, ↑criminalise, ↑illegalise • Ant: ↑decriminalise (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Illegalized — Illegalize Il*le gal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Illegalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Illegalizing}.] To make or declare illegal or unlawful. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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