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verb [transitive] decriminalize pronunciation in British English /diːˈkrɪmɪnəlaɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydecriminalize
he/she/itdecriminalizes
present participledecriminalizing
past tensedecriminalized
past participledecriminalized
  1. to change the law so that something that was illegal becomes legal
    a campaign to decriminalize possession of cannabis

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 decriminalize pronunciation in British English /ˌdiːkrɪmɪnəlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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