criminalize

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Plain form
criminalize

Third-person singular
criminalizes

Past tense
criminalized

Past participle
criminalized

Present participle
criminalizing

  1. (transitive) (law) If something is criminalized, it is made a crime.
    Advocates pushed for gun possession to be criminalized.

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