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illegalize

[ ih-lee-guh-lahyz ]
/ 瑟藞li g蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), il路le路gal路ized, il路le路gal路iz路ing.
to make illegal: They even wanted to illegalize smoking.
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Also especially British, il路le路gal路ise .

Origin of illegalize

First recorded in 1810鈥20; illegal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM illegalize

il路le路gal路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for illegalize

illegalize

illegalise

/ (瑟藞li藧伞蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make illegal

Derived forms of illegalize

illegalization or illegalisation, noun
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