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delegitimize

[ dee-li-jit-uh-mahyz ]
/ 藢di l瑟藞d蕭瑟t 蓹藢ma瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路le路git路i路mized, de路le路git路i路miz路ing.
to remove the legitimate or legal status of.
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Also especially British, de路le路git路i路mise . Also de路le路git路i路ma路tize, especially British, de路le路git路i路ma路tise [dee-li-jit-uh-muh-tahyz] /藢di l瑟藞d蕭瑟t 蓹 m蓹藢ta瑟z/ .

Origin of delegitimize

OTHER WORDS FROM delegitimize

de路le路git路i路mi路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for delegitimize

delegitimize

delegitimise

/ (藢di藧l瑟藞d蕭瑟t瑟藢ma瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to make invalid, illegal, or unacceptablecrushing and delegitimizing all dissent in Central Asia

Derived forms of delegitimize

delegitimization or delegitimisation, noun
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