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Verb: derecognise  ,dee're-kug,nIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: derecognize)
  1. Cause to be no longer approved or accepted
    "Carter derecognised Taiwan in 1979 after the U.S. recognized the People's Republic of China";
    - decertify, derecognize

Derived forms: derecognised, derecognises, derecognising

Antonym: licence [Brit, Cdn]