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deplatform

[ dee-plat-fawrm ]
/ ˌdiˈplæt fɔrm /
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verb (used with object)

to prohibit (a person or people) from sharing their views in a public forum, especially by banning a user from posting on a social media website or application: Some viewers boycotted the advertisers connected to the show in an effort to deplatform the controversial co-host.

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Origin of deplatform

First recorded in2015–20; de- + platform

OTHER WORDS FROM deplatform

de·plat·form·ing, noun
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