delegitimize

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de·le·git·i·mize

 (dē′lə-jĭt′ə-mīz′)
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.

delegitimize

(ˌdiːlɪˈdʒɪtɪˌmaɪz) or

delegitimise

vb (tr)
to make invalid, illegal, or unacceptable: crushing and delegitimizing all dissent in Central Asia.
ˌdelegitimiˈzation, ˌdelegitimiˈsation n
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It thrives on legal principles dishonestly and strategically to 'handcuff the state', in many cases succeeding in delegitimising the state's right to defend itself or to crack down on rebels and anarchists.
Unserious attitude to important matters and person specific legislation by the ruling party is also tantamount to delegitimising the parliament .
There are facts that are empirical, that are provable, that are confirmable" Actor Tom Hanks warning against "delegitimising" the press.
There are facts that are empirical, that are provable, that are confirmable" - Actor Tom Hanks warning against "delegitimising" the press.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Lawyer in Shah Bano Case, Arif Mohammad Khan on Tuesday praised the Modi-led government for its resolve in delegitimising triple talaq stating that with this decision the Muslim women will live with equality in the country.
New Delhi [India], August 22 ( ANI ): Lawyer in Shah Bano Case, Arif Mohammad Khan on Tuesday praised the Modi-led government for its resolve in delegitimising triple talaq stating that with this decision the Muslim women will live with equality in the country.
New Delhi -- In a strong message, US President Barack Obama told Pakistan on Sunday that it can and must take more effective action against terrorist groups operating from its soil by delegitimising, disrupting and dismantling terror networks there.
Pakistan has an opportunity to show that it is serious about delegitimising, disrupting and dismantling terrorist networks.
They will condemn those who subscribe to delegitimising activities, using ad hominem attacks instead of debating the issues.
Doing some plain talking with the powerful Security Council, Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta urged its members and the international community to refrain from bashing Afghanistan and delegitimising the institutions of this nascent government.
With Nawaz's trial making headway, and contempt notices sent to other PML-N leaders, it is unclear what he means to achieve by delegitimising the judiciary further.
Military coups actually do a job of delegitimising the government in power.
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