Adjective "legitimation" definition and examples

(Legitimation may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/lɪdʒɪtɪˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/

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Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'What exactly are the mechanisms and institutions of legitimation?'
  2. 'But this isn't the same as popular legitimation.'

More definitions

1. according to law; lawful: the property's legitimate owner.

2. in accordance with established rules, principles, or standards.

3. born in wedlock or of legally married parents: legitimate children.

4. in accordance with the laws of reasoning; logically inferable; logical: a legitimate conclusion.

5. resting on or ruling by the principle of hereditary right: a legitimate sovereign.

6. not spurious or unjustified; genuine: It was a legitimate complaint.

7. of the

More examples(as adjective)

"problems can be legitimation."

Origin

(legitimate)