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Decriminalize

decriminalize vt

-ized
-iz·ing
: to remove or reduce the criminal classification or status of
de·crim·i·nal·iza·tion [dē-kri-mən-l-ə-zā-shən]
n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.