Definition of deregister in English:



[with object]
  • 1Remove from a register.

    ‘scores of patients have been deregistered by the practices’
    • ‘He has given them seven days to reply on why the union should not be deregistered.’
    • ‘The chief concluded his letter by threatening to deregister the authors.’
    • ‘In July last year the company was compulsorily deregistered.’
    • ‘Mr Solicitor, it was indicated in the Federal Court that no decision had actually been made by the Commission to deregister the party in question.’
    • ‘Failure to do so will result in the importers being deregistered.’
    • ‘The difficulty we have in this part is that there are no means of compliance checks, and therefore when there is a registered or deregistered member, then there is no way that he or she intends to go back to be registered.’
    • ‘Could the Party be deregistered for failing to meet the requirements of the Electoral Act?’
    • ‘Newspaper editorials called for the union to be deregistered.’
    • ‘These totals, it's important to note, also include filings to deregister shares bought out in mergers, plus bonds and other redeemable securities.’
    • ‘It wasn't long before they found out I was a doctor, from mail that had been sent to me, but I really didn't want to be a doctor there and told them I was deregistered.’
    • ‘Earlier this week, management applied to the Ministry of Labour to deregister the union but the application was refused.’
    • ‘The council has the powers to deregister a guilty health care giver.’
    • ‘Associations which fail to comply with these provisions can be deregistered by the registrar of transport, he explained.’
    • ‘They were deregistered with regard to charitable purposes, and out they went.’
    • ‘As this patient was deregistered in December 2004, we are not able to offer her private treatment.’
    • ‘Some education officers were also encouraging parents of truants to deregister their children from school, so they could meet new government targets for increasing school attendance.’
    • ‘If they have had a conviction within the last 7 years that is punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 months or longer, they can be deregistered or not registered at all.’
    • ‘The first empowers the commission, where it deregisters a charitable entity, to specify a period of time within which that entity may not reregister.’
    • ‘Under the Bill, a charity can be deregistered if it carries out any activities that are not primary to its charitable purpose.’
    • ‘Woods meanwhile called for perpetrators to be criminally prosecuted and deregistered by the council.’
    1. 1.1no object Remove one's name from a register.
      ‘he should deregister for VAT purposes’
      • ‘The deputy regional secretary said not one candidate had officially written a withdrawal letter to the party, saying it was only a rumour that some might deregister.’
      • ‘Companies may deregister, or ‘go dark,’ if they have fewer than 300 shareholders of record (500 if assets fall below $10 million).’
      • ‘They ignored instructions to deregister and now face expulsion.’
      • ‘Immediately after I deregistered I got a full time job as an accounting teacher for grade 10, 11 and 12.’
      • ‘He said if claimants could not afford to pay their monthly payments, then they had to deregister before they could apply for a subsidy in another project.’
      • ‘They deregistered as lobbyists last month.’
      • ‘By deregistering, it could no longer trade on NASDAQ, and the stock that day fell to 6 cents a share from 35 cents.’
      • ‘If we decide that they do fall within one or other of these articles, we shall need to consider whether there has been an interference with these rights by virtue of the failure to deregister, and if so whether the interference is justified.’
      • ‘Don't stop submitting some of the above returns if you do deregister with the relevant authorities.’