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English verb: illegalize

1. illegalize (social) declare illegal; outlaw


SamplesMarijuana is criminalized in the U.S..


Synonymscriminalise, criminalize, illegalise, outlaw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disallow, forbid, interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto


Narrower (hyponym)ban, censor


Antonymsdecriminalise, decriminalize, legalise, legalize, legitimate, legitimatise, legitimatize, legitimise, legitimize









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