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tr.v. de·cer·ti·fied, de·cer·ti·fy·ing, de·cer·ti·fies
To revoke the certification of: voted to decertify the union.

de·cer′ti·fi·ca′tion (dē-sûr′tə-fĭ-kā′shən, dē′sər-) n.
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vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
to withdraw or remove a certificate or certification from (a person, organization, or country)
deˌcertifiˈcation n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decertify - cause to be no longer approved or accepted; "Carter derecognized Taiwan in 1979 after the U.S. recognized the People's Republic of China"
licence, license, certify - authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"
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