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tr.v. de·le·git·i·mized, de·le·git·i·miz·ing, de·le·git·i·miz·es
To discredit the public or political recognition or support of.

de′le·git′i·mi·za′tion (-mĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˌdiːlɪˈdʒɪtɪˌmaɪz) or


vb (tr)
to make invalid, illegal, or unacceptable: crushing and delegitimizing all dissent in Central Asia.
ˌdelegitimiˈzation, ˌdelegitimiˈsation n
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Making up news stories to fool or entertain is nothing new, but fake news on social media now makes money and delegitimizes traditional media
In their research on coverage of pro- and anti-Iraq War demonstrations, Luther and Miller (2005) found that newspaper coverage delegitimizes those groups that "challenge the status quo" (p.
First, past research has documented numerous incidences of misnaming and misgendering of transgender people in news media, which constrains transgender agency and delegitimizes transgender self-identifications (Barker-Plummer, 2013; Capuzza, 2015; Cloud, 2014; Hale, 1998; Schilt & Westbrook, 2009; Siebler, 2010; Sloop, 2000; Squires & Brouwer, 2002; Willox, 2003).
According to them, overcoming the political crisis with mediation of the international community doesn't solve the problem, but only delegitimizes the political parties and domestic institutions in Macedonia.
This is a strange phenomenon which happens always but they don't know it only delegitimizes them", announced university professor Gordana Siljanovska-Davkova.
Such secrecy delegitimizes the TPPA and undermines the US democratic process.
Gingrich's failure to be in touch with reality and to understand what is happening on the ground goes against American foreign policy and delegitimizes the humanity and existence of any future Palestinian state," stated Dr.
here is the answer: Israel delegitimizes all tools of resistance.
I hope that this legislation against boycotts will serve to further expose the false democracy that the occupation brags about and delegitimize Israel internationally, causing more uproar than the boycott itself.
And now, the same Sharon, with a stroke of his pen, delegitimizes the settlers.
Namely BDI has 20 MPs opposed to the 7 MPs PDHS has, a fact which delegitimizes a Government composed of VMRO-DPMNE and PDSH.