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delegitimate Line breaks: de|legit¦im|ate
Pronunciation: /ˌdiːlɪˈdʒɪtɪmeɪt/

Definition of delegitimate in English:


Another term for delegitimize.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately, the instrumentalists and machine cultists seem to be winning, further delegitimating the worthiness and utility of critical thinking.
  • Reframing problems of ethno-racial division as issues of law enforcement automatically delegitimates any attempt at collective resistance and redress.
  • The Japanese, less involved than the Europeans in the First World War, had to wait for the Second World War for the cataclysm that delegitimated their traditional lyricism.
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