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illegalize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of illegalize

  1. to make or declare contrary to the law <a bill that would illegalize the private use of fireworks> Synonyms criminalize, outlaw Related Words ban, bar, enjoin, forbid, interdict, prohibit, proscribe Near Antonyms allow, let, permit, suffer; approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction Antonyms decriminalize, legalize




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