transitive verbde·rec·og·nized, de·rec·og·niz·ing, de·rec·og·niz·es
To rescind formal, especially diplomatic recognition of: a proposal to derecognize the outlaw terrorist state.
(third-person singular simple present derecognizes, present participle derecognizing, simple past and past participle derecognized)
- To choose not to recognize; especially, to choose to no longer recognize.
- This term is found especially in the context of accounting, where one may derecognize an asset, but it is found in other contexts as well.
de- +"Ž recognize.