denazify(redirected from denazifying)
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vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to free or declare (people, institutions, etc) freed from Nazi influence or ideology
de•na•zi•fy(diˈnɑ tsəˌfaɪ, -ˈnæt sə-)
v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to rid of Nazism or Nazi influences.
Past participle: denazified
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|Verb||1.||denazify - free from Nazi ideology or detach from Nazi allegiance; "Germany was denazified after WW II"; "The highest judges were never denazified"|
cleanse - purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins; "Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins"
nazify - cause or force to adopt Nazism or a Nazi character; "Hitler nazified Germany in the 1930's"; "The arts were nazified everywhere in Germany"