Approve and Legalize


Approve verb - To give official acceptance of as satisfactory.
Usage example: as soon as the pond project was approved, the bulldozers were at the site

Legalize is a synonym for approve. In some cases you can use "Legalize" instead a verb "Approve".

Nearby Words: approval, approbation, approving, approvingly, approvement


Legalize verb - Make legal.

Approve is a synonym for legalize in allow topic. You can use "Approve" instead a verb "Legalize", if it concerns topics such as permit, make legal.

Common collocations

use approve use legalize use
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