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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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Friedman has decried the slow devolution of the phrase 'pro-Israel' as to one that "demands the sacrifice of respect for universal values, the rejection of global standards of human rights, and the delegitimization of international law.
A minority of its members opposed supporting the boycott, stating, quite rationally, that the BDS movement is interested in little save for the delegitimization of Israel and that, besides, ideologically driven censures aren't particularly conducive to free thought and speech.
This fact alone should alarm each and every member of the media that the formality of their organizations' corporate existence can now be threatened by this regime through the SEC with the Damocles' Sword of juridical delegitimization.
The Strategic Affairs Ministry created the corporation to carry out "mass awareness activities" to counteract what it describes as "the delegitimization campaign" against Israel internationally, Haaretz reported.
Analyzing how anti-Zionism is both fueled by and bleeds into anti-Semitism, Sharansky applies the "3-D's" test: Double standards, delegitimization and demonization.
Joint Arab List MK and Umm al-Fahm resident Yousef Jabareen said, "Lieberman is continuing the incitement and delegitimization campaign against Umm al-Fahm residents and against the entire Arab population.
Yet in the case of boycotts or sanctions against Israel's occupation, colonization, exploitation and widespread subjugation of Palestinians, the Israeli government and pro-Israeli zealots around the world are trying frantically to equate such political protests against Israeli criminal actions with anti-Semitism and delegitimization of the state of Israel.
In a Facebook post, Yaalon blasted the group's "hypocrisy and deceitful propaganda against IDF soldiers and the State of Israel, which is part of the delegitimization campaign against us.
We hear on the Israeli street gripping fear of delegitimization and destruction; even pro-BDS colleagues honor that perspective.
The report is especially important as part of efforts to counter anti-Israel initiatives and delegitimization efforts, he said, adding that it also presents the true picture of Operation Protective Edge, which proves unequivocally that actions carried out by the Israeli forces were in accordance with international law.
In the battle against delegitimization our most potent weapon is the truth.
The next section consists of case studies of specific texts from around the world and the themes of canonicity, intertextuality, authenticity, code-switching, delegitimization, and formal innovation, including Louise Bennett's oBans O'Killingo and oColonisation in Reverse,o Sapphire's Push, Zora Neale Hurston's oStory in Harlem Slang,o Paul Keens-Douglas's oWukhand,o John Kasaipwalova's oBetel Nut is Bad Magic for Airplanes,o Patricia Grace's oLetters from Whetu,o Mark Twain's oA True Story Repeated Word for Word as I Heard It,o and Roddy Doyle's The Snapper.
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