delegitimize

[ dee-li-jit-uh-mahyz ]
/ ˌdi lɪˈdʒɪt əˌmaɪz /

verb (used with object), de·le·git·i·mized, de·le·git·i·miz·ing.

to remove the legitimate or legal status of.

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Also especially British, de·le·git·i·mise . Also de·le·git·i·ma·tize, especially British, de·le·git·i·ma·tise [dee-li-jit-uh-muh-tahyz] /ˌdi lɪˈdʒɪt ə məˌtaɪz/ .

Origin of delegitimize

OTHER WORDS FROM delegitimize

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

delegitimize

delegitimise

/ (ˌdiːlɪˈdʒɪtɪˌmaɪz) /

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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