Decriminalize and Legalize


Decriminalize verb - Make legal.

Legalize is a synonym for decriminalize. In some cases you can use "Legalize" instead a verb "Decriminalize".

Nearby Words: decriminalised, decriminalise, decriminalizing, decriminalising


Legalize verb - Make legal.
Usage example: Marijuana should be legalized

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

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