decertify

[dee-sur-tuh-fahy]

verb (used with object), de·cer·ti·fied, de·cer·ti·fy·ing.

to withdraw certification from.

Nearby words

  1. deceptive cadence,
  2. deceptively,
  3. decerebrate,
  4. decerebration,
  5. decern,
  6. decession,
  7. dechlorinate,
  8. decholesterolization,
  9. deci-,
  10. deciare

Origin of decertify

First recorded in 1915–20; de- + certify

Related formsde·cer·ti·fi·ca·tion [dee-sur-tuh-fuh-key-shuh n, dee-ser-tif-uh-] /diˌsɜr tə fəˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌdi sərˌtɪf ə-/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for decertify

decertify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)

to withdraw or remove a certificate or certification from (a person, organization, or country)
Derived Formsdecertification, noun

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