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[dee-nah-tsuh-fahy, -nat-suh-]
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verb (used with object), de·na·zi·fied, de·na·zi·fy·ing.
  1. to rid of Nazism or Nazi influences.
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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


verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. (tr) to free or declare (people, institutions, etc) freed from Nazi influence or ideology
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Derived Formsdenazification, noun
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