disestablish(redirected from disestablished)
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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.
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to deprive (a church, custom, institution, etc) of established status
dis•es•tab•lish(ˌdɪs ɪˈstæb lɪʃ)
1. to deprive of the character of being established; abolish.
2. to withdraw exclusive state recognition or support from (a church).
Past participle: disestablished