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decertify

[dee-sur-tuh-fahy] /diˈsɜr təˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), decertified, decertifying.
1.
to withdraw certification from.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; de- + certify
Related forms
decertification
[dee-sur-tuh-fuh-key-shuh n, dee-ser-tif-uh-] /diˌsɜr tə fəˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌdi sərˌtɪf ə-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for de-certify

decertify

/diːˈsɜːtɪfaɪ/
verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to withdraw or remove a certificate or certification from (a person, organization, or country)
Derived Forms
decertification, noun
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