Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To revoke the certification of.

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  • verb To remove the certification of.

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  • verb cause to be no longer approved or accepted

Etymologies

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de- +‎ certify

Examples

  • According to the union, the primary reason to decertify is to save the 2011 season.

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  • When a workplace is organized after a secret ballot, workers are barred from a vote to "decertify" the union until after the first negotiated contract expires.

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  • Senate had signed a letter urging President Clinton to "decertify" Mexico.

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  • NUHW filed for elections with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to "decertify" SEIU-UHW and have the workers come over to their organization.

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  • NUHW filed for elections with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to "decertify" SEIU-UHW and have the workers come over to their organization.

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  • NUHW filed for elections with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to "decertify" SEIU-UHW and have the workers come over to their organization.

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  • First thing that has to be done is to "decertify" islam as a religion.

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  • Over the past several months, Sal Rosselli, former president of SEIU-UHW, and other former union officials have been trying to collect signed cards for an election to "decertify" the workers 'union.

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  • The league's charge to the NLRB accuses the union of planning for the players to decertify the union and file antitrust litigation against the owners once the current labor deal expires.

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  • It also agreed not to support efforts by employees to decertify the unions at any hospitals.

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