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legitimate

1. authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law
2. of, relating to, or ruling by hereditary right
3. of or relating to a body of famous long-established plays as distinct from films, television, vaudeville, etc.
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During a meeting today in Marib province, the commander of the forces supporting the legitimacy in Yemen discussed the latest developments and efforts to complete the liberation of the remaining Yemen from the Houthi rebel militia.
However, IJV formation is not sufficient to overcome legitimacy-related challenges in a foreign market because not all local firms possess adequate local market legitimacy (Alcantara et al.
International legitimacy, which Abbas refers to consistently, has created and maintained the status quo.
The Ministry's Spokesman Ahmed al-Sahhaf said in a statement quoted by al-Sumaria News that Trump's statements "give legitimacy to the occupation and they contradict with the international law."
Gen.Director of Security and Intelligence: No Place for any Initiative not Complying with Legitimacy (security), Salah Mohamed Abdalla, Wednesday gave a briefing to the Speaker, leadership and heads of the groupings of the National Assembly on nature of the demonstrations in the country in the past days.
Second, we wanted to extend the CCB literature by examining the impact mechanism of organizational legitimacy on CCB in social enterprises.
He praised China's stances that supported Yemen and its constitutional legitimacy in various international forums.
In response to a question about the situation in Yemen, Attiya said: "Every day [the situation] gets better and better, and the constitutional legitimacy is taking over 85% of the country," adding that 15% are still held by the rebels.
Conversely, his authority and legitimacy was not acknowledged by every part of the army and was ultimately challenged, especially by General De Gaulle, who refused to surrender and capitulate to the invading Germans.
Amman, May 21 (Petra) Jordan condemned the opening today of Paraguay's embassy in Jerusalem as a violation of the United Nations Charter and relevant international legitimacy resolutions.
Throughout the book, he is concerned with moral legitimacy. The moral legitimacy of the Supreme CourtAEs decisions is interconnected with issues of legal and sociological legitimacy.
Legitimacy is the currency of international engagement among democratic nations.