Definition of legalize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

legalize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈliːɡəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːɡəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they legalize
BrE BrE//ˈliːɡəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːɡəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it legalizes
BrE BrE//ˈliːɡəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːɡəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple legalized
BrE BrE//ˈliːɡəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːɡəlaɪzd//
 
past participle legalized
BrE BrE//ˈliːɡəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːɡəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form legalizing
BrE BrE//ˈliːɡəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːɡəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
Legal processes
 
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legalize something to make something legal See related entries: Legal processes
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