English Vietnamese dictionary
- tính từ
- hợp pháp
- legitimate child: đứa con hợp pháp
- chính đáng; chính thống
- legitimate purpose: mục đích chính đáng
- legitimate king: vua chính thống
- có lý, hợp lôgic
- legitimate argument: lý lẽ có lý
- hợp pháp
- ngoại động từ
- hợp pháp hoá
- chính thống hoá
- biện minh, bào chữa (một hành động...)
Advanced English dictionary
1 for which there is a fair and acceptable reason
a legitimate expectation / concern / grievance / excuse + It seemed a perfectly legitimate question. + Politicians are legitimate targets for satire.
2 allowed and acceptable according to the law
the legitimate government of the country + Is his business strictly legitimate?
3 (of a child) born when its parents are legally married to each other
legitimacy noun [U]: the dubious legitimacy of his argument + I intend to challenge the legitimacy of his claim.
legitimately adverb: She can now legitimately claim to be the best in the world.
1 valid, proper, right, rightful, authorized, legal, genuine, real, true, authentic:
Which one of them was the legitimate Anastasia?
2 lawful, licit, legal, by law, de jure, statutory:
Bonnie Prince Charlie claimed to be the legitimate ruler of Scotland.
3 commonsensical, sensible, reasonable, proper, correct, acceptable, valid, logical, justifiable, just, fair:
The question is perfectly legitimate and deserves a proper answer.
4 legitimize, legitimatize, legalize, authorize, sanction, warrant, validate, certify:
By signing before two witnesses, she legitimated her will.
be, seem | consider sth, deem sth, regard sth as, see sth as
entirely, perfectly, quite | apparently
Concise English dictionary
+show or affirm to be just and legitimate
+make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone)
+of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful
+based on known statements or events or conditions
+in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles
+authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law