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 Dictionary entry overview: What does decriminalization mean? 

  The noun DECRIMINALIZATION has 1 sense:

1. legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal

  Familiarity information: DECRIMINALIZATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1decriminalization [BACK TO TOP]


Legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


decriminalisation; decriminalization

Hypernyms ("decriminalization" is a kind of...):

lawmaking; legislating; legislation (the act of making or enacting laws)


criminalization (legislation that makes something illegal)

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