Whether Ouattara legitimately won the election will hardly matter much to the millions of Ivorians who voted for his opponent.
So where are these “eco-chic” designers doing innovative, legitimately sustainable design?
These are legitimately classed as VC-style investments, and indeed, many of these firms are still living on VC funding.
mid-15c., "lawfully begotten," from Middle French legitimer and directly from Medieval Latin legitimatus, past participle of legitimare "make lawful, declare to be lawful," from Latin legitimus "lawful," originally "fixed by law, in line with the law," from lex (genitive legis) "law" (see legal). Transferred sense of "genuine, real" is attested from 1550s. Related: Legitimately.
1590s, from Medieval Latin legitimatus, past participle of legitimare (see legitimate (adj.)). Related: Legitimated; legitimating.