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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.
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disestablish

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


Past participle: disestablished
Gerund: disestablishing

Imperative
disestablish
disestablish
Present
I disestablish
you disestablish
he/she/it disestablishes
we disestablish
you disestablish
they disestablish
Preterite
I disestablished
you disestablished
he/she/it disestablished
we disestablished
you disestablished
they disestablished
Present Continuous
I am disestablishing
you are disestablishing
he/she/it is disestablishing
we are disestablishing
you are disestablishing
they are disestablishing
Present Perfect
I have disestablished
you have disestablished
he/she/it has disestablished
we have disestablished
you have disestablished
they have disestablished
Past Continuous
I was disestablishing
you were disestablishing
he/she/it was disestablishing
we were disestablishing
you were disestablishing
they were disestablishing
Past Perfect
I had disestablished
you had disestablished
he/she/it had disestablished
we had disestablished
you had disestablished
they had disestablished
Future
I will disestablish
you will disestablish
he/she/it will disestablish
we will disestablish
you will disestablish
they will disestablish
Future Perfect
I will have disestablished
you will have disestablished
he/she/it will have disestablished
we will have disestablished
you will have disestablished
they will have disestablished
Future Continuous
I will be disestablishing
you will be disestablishing
he/she/it will be disestablishing
we will be disestablishing
you will be disestablishing
they will be disestablishing
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
they had been disestablishing
Conditional
I would disestablish
you would disestablish
he/she/it would disestablish
we would disestablish
you would disestablish
they would disestablish
Past Conditional
I would have disestablished
you would have disestablished
he/she/it would have disestablished
we would have disestablished
you would have disestablished
they 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
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Translations

disestablish

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

[ˌdɪsɪˈstæblɪʃ] vt [+ Church, institution] → séparer de l'État
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

disestablish

vt the Churchvom Staat trennen
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References in periodicals archive ?
The Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and the various disestablishments at the state level are said to be the legal embodiment of that movement toward a secularization of our public culture.
The First Amendment at the national level, like disestablishment at the state level, was intended to prevent the government from exercising control over religion, which was seen as a particularly important and valuable institution for the formation of public character and opinion in a republic.
The principal motivation for disestablishment was that the established Church proclaimed the divine status of obedience to the King of England.
Following a period of state-by-state disestablishments during the years 1776 to 1833, the American church-state proposition came to subscribe to voluntaryism as desirable for stabilizing republics as well as desirable for liberating organized religion.
Contrariwise, disestablishment not only relieves the discriminatory treatment suffered by all other religious bodies, but it deregulates, and thereby liberates from state capture, the formerly established faith.
Concerning the consequences, civil and religious, of disestablishment and the resulting revivals in Virginia and elsewhere, Madison gave his opinion in correspondence sent in 1822:
disestablishments, when districts have every reason to offer states
but wholesale disestablishments of numerous underperforming districts do
The record of disestablishments in the states suggests
Perhaps the most important changes can be summarized in the schematic of the "three disestablishments" proposed by sociologist Philip Hammond.
Secondly, the formal disestablishment of the churches that had held power in several of the colonies and the de facto pluralism that had resulted from the steady stream of diverse immigration into the colonies produced the phenomenon of denominationalism, by which a wide variety of religious groups attained equal status in the eyes of the law and found themselves thus in a competitive situation with one another.
Hammond, Religion and Personal Autonomy: The Third Disestablishment in America (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1992).