Definition of delegitimatize in English:


Syllabification: de·le·git·i·ma·tize
Pronunciation: /ˌdēliˈjitəməˌtīz


  • another term for delegitimize.
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    • Third, they attempt to delegitimatize the insistent mythologies that other writers have perpetuated about the Center, such as mistaking its early teachers for missionaries.
    • They've been trying very hard to create an alternative leadership to delegitimatize the President.
    • Decontextualization effectively deflects attention away from this arbitrariness, reinforces the legitimacy of addiction model definitions, and delegitimatizes the smokers' definitions of smoking.

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