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(BrE also criminalise) verb [VN]
1 to make sth illegal by passing a new law: The use of opium was not criminalized until fairly recently.
2 to treat sb as a criminal: Many gay people felt that they were being criminalized for having relationships.
criminalization, criminalisation noun [U]
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