derecognize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ recognize.

Verb[edit]

derecognize (third-person singular simple present derecognizes, present participle derecognizing, simple past and past participle derecognized)

  1. To choose not to recognize; especially, to choose to no longer recognize.

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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.