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Legitimate

Used in the context of general equities. Real interest in trading as compared to a profile stance. See: Natural.

Legitimate

Describing a security or trade in which a prospective buyer intends to buy without any illegal intentions, such as price manipulation.
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As a result, good economic performance will lose the legitimatising effect and the Government will need to win credibility in other ways.
Urban transportation can be considered such a reinforcing vector for local democracy due to the convergence of several dimensions: territorial (through institutional reforms); managerial (through stricter control exercised by "civil society" over the efficiency of local technocracies); political (through the mobilisation of social groups organised around the issue of urban transportation); and strategic (through the legitimatising logic employed by newly elected local representatives).
Seeing the persistence of the religious factor and wishing to acquire a larger acceptance from both the population and the international community, the Communist Party attempted to use the religious institutions -- more specifically the Protestant Church, numerically the most important -- as a tool for political integration and a legitimatising force to challenge the prosperous Federal Republic.