legitimize

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/lɪˈdʒɪtɪmaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lɪˈdʒɪtəˌmaɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(li jitə mīz′)

Inflections of 'legitimize' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
legitimizes
v 3rd person singular (US & UK)
legitimizing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US & UK)
legitimized
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
legitimized
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
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legitimize [sth],
also UK: legitimise [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(validate, justify [sth])legitimar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  aprobar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  validar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 You need to punish your kids instead of legitimizing their bad behavior.
 Tienes que castigar a tus hijos en vez de legitimar su mal comportamiento.
legitimize [sth],
also UK: legitimise [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(make [sth] lawful)legitimar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 The Supreme Court just legitimized same-sex marriage.
 La corte suprema acaba de legitimar el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo.
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