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1. criminalization

noun. ['ˌkrɪmənələˈzeɪʃən'] legislation that makes something illegal.

Synonyms

  • lawmaking
  • legislation
  • legislating

Antonyms

  • decriminalisation
  • criminalisation
  • international law
  • lawmaking

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Rhymes with Criminalization

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation
  • reconfiguration

Sentences with criminalization


1. Noun, singular or mass
The criminalization of homelessness may clean up city streets but homeless people are left without a place to go.

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