de- + certify
decertify (third-person singular simple present decertifies, present participle decertifying, simple past and past participle decertified)
- To remove the certification of.
1988 November 11, Michael Miner, “Strike Accord at the Tribune; Is the Sun-Times Next?”, in Chicago Reader:
- As Sallas immediately said, the 130 scabs who so easily replaced the striking printers in '85 won't be foisted upon the union--to degrade it and possibly decertify it.