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un·frock

 (ŭn-frŏk′)
tr.v. un·frocked, un·frock·ing, un·frocks
To defrock.
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unfrock

(ʌnˈfrɒk)
vb
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to deprive (a person in holy orders) of ecclesiastical status
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un•frock

(ʌnˈfrɒk)

v.t.
to deprive of ecclesiastical rank, authority, and function; depose: an unfrocked priest.
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unfrock


Past participle: unfrocked
Gerund: unfrocking

Imperative
unfrock
unfrock
Present
I unfrock
you unfrock
he/she/it unfrocks
we unfrock
you unfrock
they unfrock
Preterite
I unfrocked
you unfrocked
he/she/it unfrocked
we unfrocked
you unfrocked
they unfrocked
Present Continuous
I am unfrocking
you are unfrocking
he/she/it is unfrocking
we are unfrocking
you are unfrocking
they are unfrocking
Present Perfect
I have unfrocked
you have unfrocked
he/she/it has unfrocked
we have unfrocked
you have unfrocked
they have unfrocked
Past Continuous
I was unfrocking
you were unfrocking
he/she/it was unfrocking
we were unfrocking
you were unfrocking
they were unfrocking
Past Perfect
I had unfrocked
you had unfrocked
he/she/it had unfrocked
we had unfrocked
you had unfrocked
they had unfrocked
Future
I will unfrock
you will unfrock
he/she/it will unfrock
we will unfrock
you will unfrock
they will unfrock
Future Perfect
I will have unfrocked
you will have unfrocked
he/she/it will have unfrocked
we will have unfrocked
you will have unfrocked
they will have unfrocked
Future Continuous
I will be unfrocking
you will be unfrocking
he/she/it will be unfrocking
we will be unfrocking
you will be unfrocking
they will be unfrocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unfrocking
you have been unfrocking
he/she/it has been unfrocking
we have been unfrocking
you have been unfrocking
they have been unfrocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unfrocking
you will have been unfrocking
he/she/it will have been unfrocking
we will have been unfrocking
you will have been unfrocking
they will have been unfrocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unfrocking
you had been unfrocking
he/she/it had been unfrocking
we had been unfrocking
you had been unfrocking
they had been unfrocking
Conditional
I would unfrock
you would unfrock
he/she/it would unfrock
we would unfrock
you would unfrock
they would unfrock
Past Conditional
I would have unfrocked
you would have unfrocked
he/she/it would have unfrocked
we would have unfrocked
you would have unfrocked
they would have unfrocked
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unfrock - divest of the frock; of church officials
disinvest, divest - deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
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Translations

unfrock

[ˈʌnˈfrɒk] VT [+ priest] → secularizar, exclaustrar
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unfrock

vtlaisieren (spec), → in den Laienstand zurückversetzen
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References in classic literature ?
Kuragin was to put her into a troyka he would have ready and to drive her forty miles to the village of Kamenka, where an unfrocked priest was in readiness to perform a marriage ceremony over them.
`The unfrocked villain destroys more venison than half the country besides,' says one keeper; `And is hunting after every shy doe in the country!' quoth a second.
I saw a frail little man with a long, yellow face and sunken fanatical eyes, an Inquisitor, an unfrocked monk.
They are discovered there and stoned to death by local peasants, urged on by an unfrocked whiskey priest (70).
Logan's "pre-seminary indiscretion would be embarrassing, but scarcely catastrophic," (23) so that Ruth's concern that "Michael might be unfrocked" is unwarranted.
Marina and Dmitrii were married in the Kremlin on 8 May, but only nine days later Dmitrii was murdered in the course of an uprising against him, and he was officially declared to have been an impostor, the unfrocked monk Grisha Otrep'ev.
Today, he remains a regular political commentator and has written a number of books on the subject, including Great Parliamentary Scandals, I Couldn't Possibly Comment and The Great Unfrocked.
After a month of humiliations, he was about to be unfrocked, when Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich took his part.
However, during the second half of the Patriarch's speech, beginning with "A cursed unfrocked monk, son of the devil," the Patriarch's grotesque nature comes back into play, only in a slightly more official manner.
This first glance, he writes, was of someone who looked "like an old, half-starved, out-of-work actor; or like one of those bohemian wrecks who end up in a doss-house when their luck's right out." Du Gard, who was barely thirty at the time, thought Gide resembled "an unfrocked priest with a bad conscience," his hat, cloak, and detachable collar "frayed and hanging loose." This meeting marked the beginning of a 33-year, presumably platonic friendship, which ended with Gide's death in 1951.
CURACY: Clonard, Co Wexford' ARREST: Garda Sheehy and, right, Doyle' UNFROCKED: Former priest James Doyle who served in Ferns Diocese