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English definition of “disestablish”

disestablish

verb [T]     /ˌdɪs.ɪˈstæb.lɪʃ/ formal
to take away official support and position from a Church or similar organized groupSeparating and dividing disestablishment     /-mənt/ noun [U] Separating and dividing
(Definition of disestablish verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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