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legitimate

US [ləˈdʒɪtəmət]
UK [lɪˈdʒɪtəmət]
  • adj.正当合理的;合情合理的;合法的;法律认可的
  • v.使合法;认为正当;认为正统;承认(庶子)为嫡出
  • Web正当的;正统的;正当性
Past Participle:legitimated  Present Participle:legitimating  Simple Present:legitimates  
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adj.
1.
正当合理的;合情合理的for which there is a fair and acceptable reason
a legitimate grievance
合乎情理的抱怨
It seemed a perfectly legitimate question.
这似乎是完全合乎情理的问题。
Politicians are legitimate targets for satire.
政客理所当然成为讽刺的对象。
2.
合法的;法律认可的;法定的allowed and acceptable according to the law
the legitimate government of the country
这个国家的合法政府
Is his business strictly legitimate?
他的生意是否绝对合法?
3.
合法婚姻所生的born when its parents are legally married to each other

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