[ UK /dˌɪsɪstˈæblɪʃ/ ]
  1. deprive (an established church) of its status
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How To Use disestablish In A Sentence

  • Hezbollah seems determined to disestablish Israel, and after nearly three decades of trying to do so believes its goal is in reach. A Privilege to Die
  • He clearly didn't understand the demographics of our house at all, and I think he mistook our new-to-Berkeley enthusiasm as antidisestablishmentarian merriment.
  • Welsh nationalism was about neither land nor Home Rule but was founded on the Nonconformist campaign to disestablish the Anglican Church, which was maintained by the payment of tithes.
  • Vis-a-vis the states, the very same language is antidisestablishmentarian. The Volokh Conspiracy » Originalist Sacrifices:
  • Of course we can – this is the Church of God! But at the moment I don't feel I want to join any kind of Gadarene rush towards disestablishment, precisely because we are at a rather delicate time in our understanding of the place of religion in public in this country. Questions & Answers: 'Risen Today', the Resurrection as Good News now
  • In the fixed life cycle, the unit was established and trained or operated for a fixed time after which it was disestablished.
  • Oh!" said the Dean; "you may tell him I don't mind his disestablishing me again; for he didn't disendow me; he didn't confiscate my ticket! Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888)
  • A decree issued in February 1918 disestablished the Church and confirmed the equality of all religious faiths before the law.
  • At a minimum they clearly meant to preclude the federal government from interfering in religious matters, but equally clearly they did not intend to disestablish state churches or authorize the federal government to do so.
  • It was not until 1870 when the Church of Ireland was finally disestablished that it had to review its assumptions about its natural place in Irish society.
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