from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To revoke the legality of: After two years the state legislature delegalized gambling.

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  • v. To remove the obligatory authorization.


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  • It was an infamous, a fraudulent subterfuge to divorce my poor mother, and so delegalize me a few months before my birth.

    The Lost Lady of Lone

  • He said he wants to trim state regulations that stifle businesses and delegalize a range of things - including marijuana - that he believes erode at individual freedoms.

    The Seattle Times


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