deconsecrated


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de·con·se·crate

 (dē-kŏn′sĭ-krāt′)
tr.v. de·con·se·crat·ed, de·con·se·crat·ing, de·con·se·crates
To make (a church, synagogue, or temple, for example) no longer consecrated.

de·con′se·cra′tion n.

deconsecrated

(ˌdiːˈkɒnsɪkreɪtɪd)
adj
(Christian Churches, other) (of a church) having been transferred to secular use
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deconsecrated - divested of consecration
desecrated - treated with contempt; "many desecrated shrines and cemeteries"
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deconsecrated

[ˌdiːˈkɒnsɪˌkreɪtɪd] adjsconsacrato/a
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