English translation of 'legítimo'
legítimolegítima [leˈʒitʃimu, a]
2. (justo) rightful
3. (autêntico) genuine
legítima defesa self-defence (BRIT), self-defense (US)
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'legítimo' in Other Languages
British English: legitimate ADJECTIVE
Something that is legitimate is acceptable according to the law.
They have condemned the coup and demanded the restoration of the legitimate government.
British English: rightful ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone or something has returned to its rightful place or position, they have returned to the place or position that you think they should have.
We have restored him to his rightful place as editor.
Translation of legítimo from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary
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