decertify decertify  /di ˈsɜr tə ˌfaɪ/


  • (v) cause to be no longer approved or accepted



  1. On Thursday, 24 Senators signed a letter urging Clinton to decertify Mexico.
  2. This week President Reagan is expected to decertify Panama.
  3. While Clinton will not decertify Mexico, the news undercuts his claim that antidrug cooperation has improved under Zedillo.


  • Former Vt. trooper decertified as officer

    A former Vermont State Police sergeant in prison after pleading guilty to padding his timesheets can never serve as a police officer again in the state.      The Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council has voted to decertify Jim Deeghan as a police officer.      Richard Gauthier of the Vermont Police Academy said Deeghan is the first full-time police officer to be decertified in the state ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington


  1. "We've demonstrated we are not afraid to decertify," Upshaw said. "We understand the laws and what's available to us."
    on Feb 2, 2006 By: Gene Upshaw Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "We reject, not only in the case of the United States, but any country that has a process to certify or decertify another nation," said Mr. Rangel. "That is something we do not accept on principle."
    on Sep 9, 2005 By: Jose Vicente Rangel Source: Voice of America

Word of the Day
repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /