Definition of delegitimatize in English:

delegitimatize

verb

(also British delegitimatise)
another term for delegitimize
‘Third, they attempt to delegitimatize the insistent mythologies that other writers have perpetuated about the Center, such as mistaking its early teachers for missionaries.’
  • ‘They've been trying very hard to create an alternative leadership to delegitimatize the President.’
  • ‘Decontextualization effectively deflects attention away from this arbitrariness, reinforces the legitimacy of addiction model definitions, and delegitimatizes the smokers' definitions of smoking.’

Pronunciation

delegitimatize

/ˌdēləˈjidəməˌtīz/ /ˌdiləˈdʒɪdəməˌtaɪz/