Definition of Legalization

1. Noun. The act of making lawful.

Exact synonyms: Legalisation, Legitimation
Generic synonyms: Group Action
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Legalise, Legalize, Legitimate, Legitimate



Definition of Legalization

1. n. The act of making legal.

Definition of Legalization

1. Noun. The process of making something legal, the process to legalize, decriminalization. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Legalization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legalization

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Literary usage of Legalization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Illicit Drug Use, Smoking and Drinking by America's High School Students by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman (1993)
"Attitudes and Predicted Response to legalization • As shown in Table 19, less than one-sixth of all seniors believe marijuana use should be entirely legal ..."

2. An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England by Edward Potts Cheyney (1907)
"legalization and Popular Acceptance of Trade Unions. — During the early years of the century combinations, more or less long lived, existed in many trades, ..."

3. Prosecutorial Response to Heavy Drug Caseloads: Comprehensive Problem by Kerry M. Healey (1994)
"Position The RDI Task Force opposes the legalization, the controlled ... These three aspects of the "legalization" argument are frequently intermingled. ..."

4. Nominations for Elective Office in the United States by Frederick William Dallinger (1897)
"Complete legalization of nominating Machinery. Another reform which is occasionally suggested u involves the preceding remedy, but carries the system of ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Easements by John Leybourn Goddard (1877)
"... period of forty years, incapable of being claimed by prescription at common law. legalization of A point which naturally suggests itself for considera- ..."

6. A Treatise on the Power of Taxation, State and Federal, in the United States by Frederick Newton Judson (1917)
"Legislative legalization of Defective Assessment Held Void.—While the State may re-assess property which has been defectively assessed, it can only do so ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Easements by Charles James Gale, George Cave (1899)
"CHAPTER V. legalization OF NUISANCES. THE term nuisance is applied, in the English law, indiscrimi. Nuisance, nately, both to disturbances of an easement ..."

8. Reports of One Hundred & Ninety Cases in the Irish Land Courts: With by Robert Donnell (1876)
"THE legalization OF THE CUSTOM. THE custom being such as we have described, and extending, as we have seen it does, to leased lands. ..."

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