delegitimate

verb
de·​le·​git·​i·​mate | \ ˌdē-lə-ˈji-tə-ˌmāt How to pronounce delegitimate (audio) \
delegitimated; delegitimating; delegitimates

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delegitimation \ ˌdē-​lə-​ˌji-​tə-​ˈmā-​shən How to pronounce delegitimation (audio) \ noun

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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