Legitimate | Definition of Legitimate by Merriam-Webster
Choose the Right Synonym for legitimate. Adjective. lawful, legal, legitimate, licit mean being in accordance with law. lawful may apply to conformity with law of any sort (such as natural, divine, common, or canon). the lawful sovereign legal applies to what is sanctioned by law or in conformity with the law, especially as it is written or administered by the courts.
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