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.
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deconsecrated

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

deconsecrated

[ˌdiːˈkɒnsɪˌkreɪtɪd] adjsconsacrato/a
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The bells at St John's in Hanley, which have not rung for 36 years since the church was deconsecrated and which have spent time open to the elements when the roof collapsed, are due to be removed from the church tomorrow.
Housed in a deconsecrated church, this pub is unusual and gothic.
Rod Christie of Galbraith in Elgin says: "Although the planning consent has now lapsed, it is likely that the local authority will be minded to once again approve conversion to a private home, as has been the case in other deconsecrated churches in the region.
Carmel Garden, a modern lobby and greeting area, a new 2,268-square-foot conference center that was previously a deconsecrated chapel, and an outdoor reception area.
The church was deconsecrated in 1982, and was in disuse in the intervening eight years | Rhos-on-Sea Methodist minister the Rev Philip Barnett, in February 1988, may have a better claim than most to being a good shepherd.
The former church was deconsecrated by the Archdiocese of New Orleans after the 2005 storm.
And it is an intriguing new use of wonderful old, mostly deconsecrated, buildings.
In the run-up to the conference, the public is invited to photograph and post on Instagram examples of deconsecrated churches being reused in a positive way.
class="MsoNormalOnce a prayer hall for the Ismaili community on the island, it was deconsecrated when the Ismailis left the island some 40 years ago and sold off.
Deconsecrated in 1961, the city councilowned building lay empty for 20 years and then had a variety of uses.
I say "stood" because just recently it was deconsecrated and torn down to make way for the next phase of The Good Shepherd Legacy Initiative.