To remove from an official register or list. (verb)
Examples of word delist
Earlier in 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion in a case that was initiated by 15 states and other groups, challenging the EPA's decision to "delist" mercury as a hazardous air pollutant.
The internet is just beginning to buzz today regarding news that Microsoft has reportedly approached Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to discuss a deal whereby News Corp. would "delist" its websites from Google (and, most likely, other search engines that are not using Microsoft's Bing search engine) in exchange for cash from Microsoft.
Lawyers for the new administration instead said the Environmental Protection Agency would abide by a lower court ruling that threw out a Bush-era EPA rule that sought to "delist" mercury from a list of pollutants the agency is required to control at each power plant.
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Did President Bush, reeling from the U.S. financial meltdown and continuing misfortune in Iraq, finally relent to North Korean saber-rattling and prematurely 'delist' a country he once deemed part of the 'axis of evil'?