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decriminalize

de·crim·i·nal·ize

decriminalize

 
pronunciation:
di krI m n laIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: decriminalized, decriminalizes, decriminalizing
definition: to make legal; eliminate criminal penalties for.
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derivation: decriminalization (n.)
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