derecognize

[ dee-rek-uhg-nahyz ]
/ diˈrɛk əgˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), de·rec·og·nized, de·rec·og·niz·ing.

to withdraw diplomatic recognition from: to derecognize a foreign government.

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Also especially British, de·rec·og·nise .

Origin of derecognize

First recorded in 1945–50; de- + recognize
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British Dictionary definitions for derecognize

derecognize

derecognise

/ (diːˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to cease to recognize a trade union as having special negotiating rights within a company or industry
to advise (a trade union) of such action

Derived forms of derecognize

derecognition, noun
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