What is legitimacy

Legitimacy (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Le | gi | ti | mi | ity, no plural
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˌleɡitimiˈtɛːt]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Property of being worthy of recognition (legitimate) because certain moral, but also legal norms and values ​​are observed
Origin of the term:
Derivation (suffixation) from the adjectivelegit with the derivative (derivative morpheme) -ity
1) Recognition, legitimacy
Related terms:
1) Legality, lawfulness, legality, legitimation, legality, legal validity
Opposite words:
1) illegitimacy
Application examples:
1) “In the time after metaphysical thinking poses the question of the legitimacy political order, rulers and decisions of modern mass democracies represent a great challenge for (political) theorists. "
1) “The question of what under“ political legitimacy"Is to understand, to answer, is traditionally difficult, because there are a lot of attempts at definition and theories that" political legitimacy"Try to conceptualize differently."
1) “With legitimacy we mean in the sense of Seymour M. Lipsets that the citizens of a state are convinced of the legitimacy of an existing system of rule. "
1) "The terms" legitimation "and"legitimacy"Are used in different contexts, in different scientific disciplines with different meanings."
1) “German linguistics has been turning for a few years after the waves of the dispute over principles subsided and the legitimacy different procedures and methods is out of the question, more relaxed and at the same time more committed to the processing of the linguistic-historical foundations of German. "
Word formations:
Principle of legitimacy
Nominative: singular legitimacy; Plural
Genitive: singular legitimacy; Plural
Dative: singular legitimacy; Plural
Accusative: singular legitimacy; Plural

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Since the citizens of the Reich die legitimacy of the Federal Republic of Germany and do not recognize the legal system, they are not allowed to own any weapons.
Epoch Times, December 18, 2018

Anyone who talks about state failure is ultimately telling the state that legitimacy - and reveals a questionable understanding of politics overall.
sueddeutsche.de, August 30, 2018

In sharp words, National Security Advisor Bolton got them legitimacy of the International Criminal Court in The Hague called into question.
Handelsblatt.com, September 10, 2018

The alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi broke the discussion around the legitimacy of the Saudi royal family reignited. Above all, the Crown Prince's political future is anything but certain.
Deutsche Welle, November 19, 2018

Sri Lanka has had two prime ministers for a week. Everyone speaks to the other legitimacy from. In the end, money will determine who wins the dangerous constitutional crisis.
NZZ Online, November 03, 2018

President stirs up doubts legitimacy of choice. After November 3rd, chaos threatens.
DiePresse.com, September 24, 2020

For example Kleist's "Robert Guiskard": Zur legitimacy of domination in the pandemic.
Frankfurter Rundschau, October 6th, 2020

The members of the group speak to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro any legitimacy from.
Epoch Times, December 23, 2019

The corona crisis is dampening China's growth. That threatens them legitimacy of the regime. Because that depends not only on people's health, but also on money.
Die Zeit, February 19, 2020

The election campaign is raging in the USA. In response to the first TV duel, Facebook bans advertising that the legitimacy undermines the US election.
Computer picture, October 01, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • legality: Compliance with applicable law
  • admissibility

Another word (synonym) for legitimacy - Source: OpenThesaurus

Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "legitimacy":

legittimità:… Hyphenation: le | git | ti | mi | tà, plural: le | git | ti | mi | tà Word meaning / definition: 1) legitimacy 2) legality 3) authorization translations German: 1) ...

legit: Derived words: Legitimität Translations English: legitimate Esperanto: laŭrajta French: légitime Japanese: 合法 の (ご う ほ う の, gôhô no), 正当 な (せ い と う な, seitô na) 正規 の (せ い き の, seimiki no.) Latin: legitimate Polish: prawowity Spanish: legítimo

Soter: The sovereign title Soter for Jesus Christ - reproduced in German as Savior - is derived from the title of the same name for rulers of ancient Hellenistic states who wanted to emphasize their sacred dignity and legitimacy

restoration: Franco did not initially emphasize this break with monarchical legitimacy, but never concealed the fact that it was not a question of a “restoration”, but rather an “instauration” of the monarchy

Thesaurus: -ity:… Cupidity curiosity instability lasciviousness laterality latinism legality legitimacy lethality liberality linearity liquidity logic ...

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