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  • n. Lack of legitimacy; the quality of being nonlegitimate.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ legitimacy

Examples

  • But that nonlegitimacy refers to the means of politics, because when it is used to challenge formal authority that is itself resisting change necessary for the organization, then its ends have to be considered legitimate.

    The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning

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