Translation of legalize in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [political party] legalizar*; [prostitution/poligamy] despenalizar* to legalize a drug despenalizar* el uso de una drogaExample sentences1.2 [document] legalizar*
- For less than a year it was legalised by statute in the Northern Territory of Australia.
- It's time to fix the bankruptcy law that has legalized the corporate robbery of workers.
- Two years later, the government introduced another measure legalizing civil marriage.
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