legitimise legitimise


  • (v) make legal


  • Kashmir separatists demand scrapping of Mehta concert

    Indian Kashmiri separatists are demanding the cancellation of a concert by celebrated conductor Zubin Mehta to be staged in the disputed territory next month, saying it would legitimise Indian "state repression".
    on August 27, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News


  1. "I hope the decision to allow these students to travel to Cyprus will help to legitimise this passage between Gaza and Cyprus, to actually open a route that would allow people here freedom of movement," Ms Booth told The Age. "It's also very...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Lauren Booth Source: The Age

  2. "The results which are starting to come out show that it is an electoral charade which is trying to legitimise the coup" on August 6 last year, the anti-junta front's candidate Messaoud Ould Boulkheir told a press conference.
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Messaoud Ould Boulkheir Source: AFP

  3. "Israel in no way can legitimise this murder, it cannot wash its hands of this blood," Erdogan said.
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: The Guardian

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pacify pacify
/ˈpæ sə ˌfaɪ /