disestablish disestablish

Definition(s):

  • (v) deprive (an established church) of its status

Usage(s):

  1. Most European countries no longer have state religions, and there's pressure to disestablish in Britain and Norway, two that still do.
  2. At that time, the radical American Indian Movement was seeking to re-establish traditional tribal ways and to disestablish a tribal leadership it considered corrupt.
  3. At the week's end no effort had yet been made to disestablish monasteries, recapture Church property.

News

  1. Seaside passage could be abandoned

    PORTSMOUTH — The Coast Guard is seeking public comment on the proposal to disestablish the navigational aids along the Virginia Inside Passage inside of Metompkin Bay near Chincoteague during the next two months.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press

  2. Coast Guard seeks comments on proposal

    PORTSMOUTH The Coast Guard is asking for public comment on a proposal to disestablish the navigational aids along the Virginia Inside Passage in Metompkin Bay near Chincoteague over the next two months. The plan would disestablish 135 navigation aids along about 100 miles of the passage from Chincoteague to the northwest side of Fisherman Island.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot

Quotes

  • "If they are willing to change to disestablish their nuclear capability then New Zealand is one of many countries that will help with the economic reconstruction of North Korea," says Peters.
    on Nov 11, 2007 By: Winston Peters Source: TVNZ

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