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dis·es·tab·lish

 (dĭs′ĭ-stăb′lĭsh)
tr.v. dis·es·tab·lished, dis·es·tab·lish·ing, dis·es·tab·lish·es
1. To alter the status of (something established by authority or general acceptance).
2. To deprive (a church) of official governmental support.

dis′es·tab′lish·ment n.

disestablish

(ˌdɪsɪˈstæblɪʃ)
vb
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to deprive (a church, custom, institution, etc) of established status
ˌdisesˈtablishment n

dis•es•tab•lish

(ˌdɪs ɪˈstæb lɪʃ)

v.t.
1. to deprive of the character of being established; abolish.
2. to withdraw exclusive state recognition or support from (a church).
[1590–1600]
dis`es•tab′lish•ment, n.

disestablish


Past participle: disestablished
Gerund: disestablishing

Imperative
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Present
I disestablish
you disestablish
he/she/it disestablishes
we disestablish
you disestablish
they disestablish
Preterite
I disestablished
you disestablished
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we disestablished
you disestablished
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Present Continuous
I am disestablishing
you are disestablishing
he/she/it is disestablishing
we are disestablishing
you are disestablishing
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Present Perfect
I have disestablished
you have disestablished
he/she/it has disestablished
we have disestablished
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Past Continuous
I was disestablishing
you were disestablishing
he/she/it was disestablishing
we were disestablishing
you were disestablishing
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Past Perfect
I had disestablished
you had disestablished
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we had disestablished
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Future
I will disestablish
you will disestablish
he/she/it will disestablish
we will disestablish
you will disestablish
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Future Perfect
I will have disestablished
you will have disestablished
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Future Continuous
I will be disestablishing
you will be disestablishing
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you will be disestablishing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disestablishing
you have been disestablishing
he/she/it has been disestablishing
we have been disestablishing
you have been disestablishing
they have been disestablishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disestablishing
you will have been disestablishing
he/she/it will have been disestablishing
we will have been disestablishing
you will have been disestablishing
they will have been disestablishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disestablishing
you had been disestablishing
he/she/it had been disestablishing
we had been disestablishing
you had been disestablishing
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Conditional
I would disestablish
you would disestablish
he/she/it would disestablish
we would disestablish
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Past Conditional
I would have disestablished
you would have disestablished
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we would have disestablished
you would have disestablished
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disestablish - deprive (an established church) of its status
church service, church - a service conducted in a house of worship; "don't be late for church"
impoverish, deprive - take away
Translations

disestablish

[ˌdɪsɪsˈtæblɪʃ] VT [+ church] → separar del Estado

disestablish

[ˌdɪsɪˈstæblɪʃ] vt [+ Church, institution] → séparer de l'État

disestablish

vt the Churchvom Staat trennen
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