Etymology
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disestablish (v.)

"deprive of the character of being established," 1590s, especially, of a church, "withdraw from exclusive state recognition or privileges" (1832), from dis- + establish. Related: Disestablishment "act of withdrawing (a church) from a privileged relation to the state" (1747; in a non-specific sense, of laws, from 1734); disestablishmentarian (1874).

updated on August 27, 2018

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Definitions of disestablish from WordNet

disestablish (v.)
deprive (an established church) of its status;
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