verb (used with object), le·git·i·mized, le·git·i·miz·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM legitimizele·git·i·mi·za·tion, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH legitimizelegitimate, legitimize
Example sentences from the Web for legitimize
Rather than focus on legitimizing gaming to The Washington Post’s broader audience, Launcher has had to take care to legitimize itself to the core gaming audience.How The Washington Post’s Launcher covers gaming and esports inside a mainstream publication|Tim Peterson|January 12, 2021|Digiday
Sera said school officials have heard from many in the cannabis industry and in academics that the University of Maryland at Baltimore program has helped to legitimize cannabis as a medical treatment.Medical cannabis master’s program at University of Maryland sees growth since launch|Tracy Mitchell Griggs|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Meanwhile, a tie-up with Cantor would be a feather in the startup’s cap and go a long way toward legitimizing a crypto industry many still saw as disreputable.Wall Street culture clash: When Coinbase met Cantor Fitzgerald|Jeff|December 3, 2020|Fortune
Remarkably, the sport's legitimization is happening almost exclusively because of Red Bull.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously|Hampton Stevens|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, it took the legitimization of the ultra sexy corset for women to decide to abandon it.