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  • enPR: krĭ"mĭnəlīzā'shən, IPA(key): /ˌkɹɪmɪnəlaɪzˈeɪʃən/

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criminal +‎ -ization

NounEdit

criminalization (countable and uncountable, plural criminalizations)

  1. The act of making a previously legal activity illegal.

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