[dee-rek-uh g-nahyz]

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

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

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

Origin of derecognize

First recorded in 1945–50; de- + recognize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for derecognize



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 Formsderecognition, noun
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