legitimatize


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to make lawful

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In countries where firms aggregate, these firms act to legitimatize doing business in that country.
These can include diverting precursor chemicals to manufacture drugs, renting hotel rooms to conduct transactions, or laundering drug proceeds to legitimatize profits.
"It is obvious to anybody that [El-Kurdy's campaign] is an attempt to legitimatize the inheritance of power in Egypt," he added.
"Affiliation with the so-called al-Qaeda group is haram," meaning banned in Islam, al-Obeikan told the paper, adding "It is strictly prohibited to legitimatize the shedding of blood of other Muslims without having the right to do so."
However, the people of Afghanistan will not agree to negotiation which prolongs and legitimatize the invaders military presence in our beloved country.
Since the 1980s, contends Sturgeon (women's studies and American studies, Washington State U.), a mainstream version of environmentalism has become a common narrative framework used to legitimatize certain aspects of US consumerism, family values, global military power, and American history.
The problem with faith and religion fashioned in relationship with the powerful is that such faith and religion are easily used to legitimatize the prevailing social order as being of God, the ultimate power.
Shin-yi Chao contends that the emperor's promotion of Daoism was intended to "legitimatize his rule" and establish himself as a "messianic 'true lord' in Daoist theocracy" (357).
"The big players getting into the organic arena absolutely legitimatize it," says Dominick Cingari, chief operating officer of Fresh Harvest Products, the New York-based merchandiser of the Wings of Nature organic line of coffees, snack bars, olive oil and other products.
Some children receive consistent messages that reduce the legitimacy of aggression ("don't hit"), while others receive messages that legitimatize aggression ("fight back when attacked" and "aggression is successful").
The final chapter demonstrates how both Cortes and Gomara--heedful of heated debate of his time over the ethics and regia protestate of the conquest--aptly incorporate Moctezuma's speeches in their writing as a compelling strategy to legitimatize Spanish right over Mexico, whose leader has voluntarily conceded his authority to Charles.
For instance, the transmission model set out to: (i) portray science as fixed and certain, (ii) focus a story on events/publications/media relations, (iii) legitimatize itself in the science itself, and (iv) take its purpose as the transmission of information.
Nevertheless, Atkinson-Grosjean is undoubtedly right that the NCEs helped legitimatize the trend.
The latter addition attempts to legitimatize the IRS's losing position in the context of intangibles cost-sharing arrangements, (32) and may engender further controversy.
Images of the emperor and his wars were important propaganda for a ruthless dictatorship, which needed to legitimatize itself.