de-hyphenate
 v.— «In the patois of regional politics, the Washington deal “de-hyphenates” India and Pakistan, giving New Delhi a different relationship to Washington—as a power in its own right, not a weight to be balanced against Pakistan’s.» —“India welcomed as new sort of superpower” by Anand Giridharadas International Herald Tribune (Paris, France) July 20, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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