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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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A turn to engineering: The continuing struggle of technology education for legitimatization as a school subject.
For both Mark and Belinda, legitimatization of this positioning, both of themselves and of some others, as particular types of teachers relies for legitimization on a strategy that was described in the theoretical framework above as authorization.
Many blacks not only attributed the riot to the immediate tactics of the police, but they also deployed a set of black counter-frames that resulted in their legitimatization of self-protection due to a history of lived discrimination.
Enzensberger draws a distinction between the conflicts of yesterday, when politics and ideology mattered, and now: 'In today's civil wars every legitimatization has evaporated.
Such research programs, as described and supported by the NIEHS, sometimes included qualitative methods and may have contributed to its legitimatization in environmental health research (O'Fallon and Dearry 2002).
It is true that Hall isn't interested in racial legitimatization, but rather in provocative, groundbreaking, interdisciplinary historical methodology.
As identified by Cross and his colleagues (2001), information sharing provides at least five different types of benefits: solution, legitimatization, meta-knowledge, problem solving, and validation.
A decade later in the 80s, when a significant number of countries transitioned from dictatorships to democracies, the OAS observation missions contributed to the legitimatization of these processes.
Additionally, through a simple cluster analysis, I attempt to find out if characteristics of certain countries can be proxies for legitimatization between firms in the real estate industry and those countries.