Definition of legitimatize in English:

legitimatize

transitive verb

(also British legitimatise)
[with object]
  • Make legitimate or lawful.

    • ‘they found a way to legitimatize the collection of private data’

Pronunciation

legitimatize

/ləˈjidəməˌtīz/ /ləˈdʒɪdəməˌtaɪz/