There are 2 translations of legitimate in Spanish:

legitimate1

Pronunciation: /lɪˈdʒɪtəmət; lɪˈdʒɪtɪmət/

adj

  • 1.1 (lawful) [government/authority/claim] legítimo; [business] legal; [tackle/move] reglamentario legitimate child hijo legítimo, hija legítima (m,f)
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    • They are laws because they are instructions given by a legitimate authority, not because they are backed up by force.
    • It would be outside the scope of legitimate judicial interpretation.
    • He says tenancy databases are an important and legitimate tool which help real estate agents carry out their job responsibly.
    1.2 (reasonable) [excuse/complaint/interest] legítimo, justificado
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    • Many of the arguments made thus far sound like excuses rather than legitimate reasons.
    • And since when does having a democracy excuse any country from legitimate, reasoned criticism?
    • Well, both factors play a role here, but they really serve as excuses more than legitimate reasons.

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adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
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Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of legitimate in Spanish:

legitimate2

Pronunciation: /lɪˈdʒɪtəmeɪt; lɪˈdʒɪtɪmeɪt/

vt

  • legitimize

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.