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Synonyms for legitimacy

the state or quality of being within the law

Synonyms for legitimacy

lawfulness by virtue of being authorized or in accordance with law

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According to the Yemeni News Agency, bin Aziz expressed the appreciation by all Yemenis for the efforts of the Coalition to support the legitimacy led by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Our first research objective is to distinguish between two types of legitimacy: political legitimacy and market legitimacy.
International legitimacy, so lauded by Abbas, is a conglomeration of individual and vested interests in power, disguised under the veneer of peace-building.
"Iraq supports the international legitimacy resolutions issued by the international Security Council which stipulate for ending the occupation."
He indicated that there are initiatives that have been exposed at the arena, stressing that such initiatives shall not violate the existing legitimacy that is represented in the Constitution and the National Assembly, which is concerned with enactment of laws.
The Chinese ambassador renewed his country's support for Hadi and said that "he (Hadi) represents the legitimacy of Yemen, which was unanimously agreed upon by the Yemeni people and supported by international and UN resolutions."
He presented continuity of power and legitimacy by becoming guardian to the heir while the opponent to established power, Ieyasu represented charisma and competence.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a beneficiary of a November putsch, wants legitimacy bestowed on his regime by June.
29 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, and the Chief of Staff of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Lieutenant-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, took part in the meeting of the Foreign Ministers and Chiefs of the General Staff of the member states of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen, which was held today in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
On July 11, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asserted that Syrian President Bashar al-Asad had lost his "legitimacy," presaging a U.S.
First, I believe that debates concerning the normative standing of hate speech law are always improved by heeding the internal variety of such law, and although I can see something of that same care in Weinstein's article, such as when he distinguishes between different forms of hate speech law based on relative detriment to the legitimacy of so-called downstream laws, in some instances this care is lacking.
But even policymakers have trouble understanding the full implications of one financing option over another, so the more reliable course may be to work on building legitimacy.