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crim·i·nal·ize

 (krĭm′ə-nə-līz′)
tr.v. crim·i·nal·ized, crim·i·nal·iz·ing, crim·i·nal·iz·es
1. To impose a criminal penalty on or for; outlaw.
2. To treat as a criminal.

crim′i·nal·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.criminalization - legislation that makes something illegal; "the criminalization of marijuana"
lawmaking, legislating, legislation - the act of making or enacting laws
decriminalisation, decriminalization - legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal
Translations
kriminalisointi

criminalization

[ˌkrɪmɪnəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncriminalización f

criminalization

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