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delegitimize

or (especially British) delegitimise

[dee-li-jit-uh-mahyz] /ˌdi lɪˈdʒɪt əˌmaɪz/
verb (used with object), delegitimized, delegitimizing.
1.
to remove the legitimate or legal status of.
Origin of delegitimize
Related forms
delegitimization, noun
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delegitimize

/ˌdiːlɪˈdʒɪtɪˌmaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to make invalid, illegal, or unacceptable: crushing and delegitimizing all dissent in Central Asia
Derived Forms
delegitimization, delegitimisation, noun
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