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Synonyms for criminalize
ˈkrɪm ə nlˌaɪzcrim·i·nal·ize

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  1. criminalizeverb

    treat as a criminal

    outlaw, illegalise, illegalize, criminalise

    decriminalize, legitimate, legalize, legitimatize, legitimize, legitimise, legalise, decriminalise, legitimatise

  2. outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegaliseverb

    declare illegal; outlaw

    "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."

    outlaw, illegalise, illegalize, criminalise

    legitimatise, legitimate, legalize, decriminalise, decriminalize, legitimize, legalise, legitimatize, legitimise

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  1. Roger Stone:

    Theres a war on alternative media, theres a war where theyre trying to criminalize political expression. Theres a war where theyre trying to criminalize free speech.

  2. Rochelle Garza:

    My commitment is to fighting for everyone's constitutional right and being the people's attorney and looking out for the people, and that does include making sure that we do not criminalize women or providers or anyone for making a healthy decision. I make that commitment that I am not going to criminalize anyone or force criminality for someone making a decision for themselves.

  3. Elie Kayrouz:

    We should also criminalize the act of marital rape just like the law now criminalizes beating, harm or verbal threats.

  4. John Fetterman:

    We're the party that doesn't want to criminalize things like marijuana, small-scale marijuana possessions. We don't want to criminalize. We want to get rid of cash bail where it's appropriate, so we don't criminalize poverty, we don't criminalize race.

  5. Julian Castro:

    When somebody comes across the border, we should not criminalize desperation, to treat that as a civil violation, criminalize desperation.

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