Translation of legitimize in Spanish:

legitimize

legitimar, v.

Pronunciation /ləˈdʒɪdəˌmaɪz//lɪˈdʒɪtɪmʌɪz/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (make lawful)
    legitimar
    • The international community's role should be to support this self-liberation, not legitimize the illegitimate.
    • Nor does she think that the legislation legitimising it is likely to be revoked in the near future.
    • At some point, the judiciary may need to get involved in that procedure to legitimize it and give the detainees some due process.
    • Held consequently promotes the idea of a transnational democratic legal order circumscribed and legitimized by democratic public law.
    • Now he is suggesting that such steps be legitimized and sanctioned in advance.
    • In truth, disclosure laws have legitimized a form of official corruption - sanitizing activities by publicizing them.
    • That is a valiant attempt to legitimize the doctrine of common origin, but the logic on which it is based is, I think, fallacious.
    • Stamps serve to proclaim and legitimize the authority of rulers.
    • When we write something, we are legitimizing it and legitimizing the distinctions those words bring forth.
    • So the bill legitimises perjury and it legitimises breaches of the Oaths and Declarations Act.
    • The legal institution of marriage legitimises some relationships and denies others.
    • Meanwhile, the mainstream politicians who support this policy legitimize racism.
    • Bringing them into the process of policy making legitimises them and bolsters their authority.
    • In a sense, he is retroactively legitimising his curatorial work by casting it as a definitive art movement of the 1990s.
    • Oakland county authorities pursued the case against Abraham in order to establish a precedent and legitimize the 1997 law.
    • The act legitimized Lincoln's suspensions of habeas corpus and approved future suspensions for the duration of the war.
    • When communities can't control the influx of outsiders and the outsiders are legitimised by central authorities then there is a problem.
    • Ironically this process was endorsed and socially legitimised by the Varna system.
    • With the legalisation of the paramilitaries, they hope to legitimise impunity for these crimes against the Colombian people.
    • Clause 56, therefore, simply codifies the practice which has grown up and legitimises it.
  • 2

    (justify)
    justificar
    legitimar