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un·church

 (ŭn-chûrch′)
tr.v. un·churched, un·church·ing, un·church·es
1. To expel from a church or from church membership; excommunicate.
2. To deprive (a congregation, sect, or building) of the status of a church.
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unchurch

(ʌnˈtʃɜːtʃ)
vb (tr)
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) to excommunicate
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) to remove church status from (a building)
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un•church

(ʌnˈtʃɜrtʃ)

v.t.
1. to expel from a church; excommunicate.
2. to deprive of the character and rights of a church.
[1610–20]
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unchurch


Past participle: unchurched
Gerund: unchurching

Imperative
unchurch
unchurch
Present
I unchurch
you unchurch
he/she/it unchurches
we unchurch
you unchurch
they unchurch
Preterite
I unchurched
you unchurched
he/she/it unchurched
we unchurched
you unchurched
they unchurched
Present Continuous
I am unchurching
you are unchurching
he/she/it is unchurching
we are unchurching
you are unchurching
they are unchurching
Present Perfect
I have unchurched
you have unchurched
he/she/it has unchurched
we have unchurched
you have unchurched
they have unchurched
Past Continuous
I was unchurching
you were unchurching
he/she/it was unchurching
we were unchurching
you were unchurching
they were unchurching
Past Perfect
I had unchurched
you had unchurched
he/she/it had unchurched
we had unchurched
you had unchurched
they had unchurched
Future
I will unchurch
you will unchurch
he/she/it will unchurch
we will unchurch
you will unchurch
they will unchurch
Future Perfect
I will have unchurched
you will have unchurched
he/she/it will have unchurched
we will have unchurched
you will have unchurched
they will have unchurched
Future Continuous
I will be unchurching
you will be unchurching
he/she/it will be unchurching
we will be unchurching
you will be unchurching
they will be unchurching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unchurching
you have been unchurching
he/she/it has been unchurching
we have been unchurching
you have been unchurching
they have been unchurching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unchurching
you will have been unchurching
he/she/it will have been unchurching
we will have been unchurching
you will have been unchurching
they will have been unchurching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unchurching
you had been unchurching
he/she/it had been unchurching
we had been unchurching
you had been unchurching
they had been unchurching
Conditional
I would unchurch
you would unchurch
he/she/it would unchurch
we would unchurch
you would unchurch
they would unchurch
Past Conditional
I would have unchurched
you would have unchurched
he/she/it would have unchurched
we would have unchurched
you would have unchurched
they would have unchurched
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unchurch - exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
excommunicate - oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
keep out, shut out, exclude, shut - prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"
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