denazify

[ dee-nah-tsuh-fahy, -nat-suh- ]
/ diˈnɑ tsəˌfaɪ, -ˈnæt sə- /

verb (used with object), de·na·zi·fied, de·na·zi·fy·ing.

to rid of Nazism or Nazi influences.

Nearby words

  1. denaturalize,
  2. denaturation,
  3. denature,
  4. denatured alcohol,
  5. denaturize,
  6. denbighshire,
  7. dench,
  8. dendr-,
  9. dendra,
  10. dendri-

Origin of denazify

First recorded in 1940–45; de- + Nazi + -fy

Related formsde·na·zi·fi·ca·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for denazify

denazify

/ (diːˈnɑːtsɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

(tr) to free or declare (people, institutions, etc) freed from Nazi influence or ideology
Derived Formsdenazification, noun

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