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le·gal·ize

 (lē′gə-līz′)
tr.v. le·gal·ized, le·gal·iz·ing, le·gal·iz·es
To make legal or lawful; authorize or sanction by law: legalize gambling.

le′gal·i·za′tion (-gə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.legalization - the act of making lawful
group action - action taken by a group of people
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations

legalization

[ˌliːgəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nlegalización f

legalization

[ˌliːgəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] legalisation (British) nlégalisation f

legalization

legalization

[ˌliːgəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nlegalizzazione f
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The Government of Saskatchewan is releasing its framework for cannabis legalization and outlining a plan for the legal and responsible distribution, sale and use of cannabis in the province.
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With state legalization sweeping the nation, it may come as no surprise that support for federal legalization has reached an all-time high (no pun intended).
A party-list lawmaker representing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Congress urged President Rodrigo Duterte to push for the legalization of over 200,000 undocumented migrant workers in China.
The votes come at a time when a new poll shows a majority of adults nationwide favor pot legalization.
A total of 440,000 legalization demands have been submitted to municipalities, 360,000 in the first and 80,000 in the second deadline
LAS VEGAS - Ted Cruz and his campaign made clearer than ever Tuesday night that he does not support any form of legalization for the millions of undocumented immigrants already in the country illegally.
Objective: To determine the knowledge of clinicians and their opinion about legalization, obstacles in practicing euthanasia and factors that may compel them to practice euthanasia.
This Article addresses an open question of pressing practical import-- whether people and businesses operating in the shadow of a legalization conflict have a reliance defense.