Illegitimatize

Il`le`git´i`ma`tize


v. t.1.To render illegitimate; to bastardize.
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Religion can thus be a viable instrument to legitimatize or illegitimatize political regimes (Lewy, 1974; Johnston & Figa, 1988; Nasr, 1988; Haynes, 1994; Juergensmeyer, 1995).
Tom Shippey, one of the most artful practitioners of that craft, argues that Tolkien's dismissals of sourcecriticism from 1938 on does not illegitimatize volumes like this one:
Israel's FM Avigdor Lieberman decides to launch a wide-scale global media and legal campaign against Saudi Arabia, claiming it is trying to illegitimatize Israel.
Israel's FM Avigdor Lieberman launches a wide-scale global media, legal campaign against Saudi, claiming it is trying to illegitimatize Israel.
Israel's hawkish Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has decided to launch a wide-scale global media and legal campaign against Saudi Arabia, claiming it is trying to illegitimatize Israel, the Israeli daily Maariv has reported, quoted by the Beirut leftist daily AS SAFIR Friday.