Delete unifiedRoleDefinition

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Delete a unifiedRoleDefinition object. You cannot delete built-in roles. This feature requires an Azure AD Premium P1 or P2 license.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) RoleManagement.ReadWrite.Directory
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application RoleManagement.ReadWrite.Directory

HTTP request

DELETE /roleManagement/directory/roleDefinitions/{id}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns 204 No Content response code. It does not return anything in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.



The following is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content