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legitimate
lɪ'dʒɪtə,meɪt
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law.
  2. Of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful.
  3. In accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles.
  4. Based on known statements or events or conditions.
(动) As a verb
  1. Make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone).
  2. Show or affirm to be just and legitimate.
  3. Make legal.
Hyphenationle•git•i•mate
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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合法héfǎlawful; legitimate; legal
正当zhèngdànghonest; reasonable; fair; sensible; legit; legitimate; genuine; legal
正当zhèngdāngtimely; just (when needed)
白道báidàolunar orbit; legitimate; righteous; see also 黑道
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