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Legitimation

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Noun

1. legitimation

the act of rendering a person legitimate

Example Sentences:
'he has filial rights because he obtained letters of legitimation from the king'
'his parents' subsequent marriage resulted in his legitimation'

2. legalisation, legalization, legitimation

the act of making lawful

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Legitimation

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adjective (lɪˈdʒɪtɪmɪt )
1. 
born in lawful wedlock; enjoying full filial rights
2. 
conforming to established standards of usage, behaviour, etc
3. 
based on correct or acceptable principles of reasoning
4. 
reasonable, sensible, or valid
a legitimate question
5. 
authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law
6. 
of, relating to, or ruling by hereditary right
a legitimate monarch
7. 
of or relating to a body of famous long-established plays as distinct from films, television, vaudeville, etc
the legitimate theatre
verb (lɪˈdʒɪtɪˌmeɪt )
8. (transitive)
to make, pronounce, or show to be legitimate

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Legitimation

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adjective
1. 
conceived or born of parents legally married to each other
2. 
a. 
sanctioned by law or custom; lawful
a legitimate claim
b. 
conforming to or abiding by the law
3. 
ruling by the rights of heredity
a legitimate king
4. 
a. 
reasonable; logically correct
a legitimate inference
b. 
justifiable or justified
5. 
conforming to or in accordance with established rules, standards, principles
6.  Theatre
designating or of professionally produced stage plays, as distinguished from films, vaudeville, etc.
verb transitiveWord forms: leˈgitiˌmated or leˈgitiˌmating
7. 
legitimize (sense 1) legitimize (sense 1c)

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Legitimation

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adj.
1.
a. Being in compliance with the law; lawful: a legitimate business.
b. Being in accordance with established or accepted rules and standards: legitimate advertising practices.
c. Valid or justifiable: a legitimate complaint.
d. Based on logical reasoning: a legitimate deduction.
2. Born of legally married parents: legitimate offspring.
3. Of, relating to, or ruling by hereditary right: a legitimate monarch.
4. Of or relating to drama of high professional quality that excludes burlesque, vaudeville, and some forms of musical comedy: the legitimate theater.
tr.v. (-māt) le·git·i·mat·ed, le·git·i·mat·ing, le·git·i·mates
To legitimize.

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