- Disestablishment Dis`es*tab"lish*ment, n.
1. The act or process of unsettling or breaking up that which
has been established; specifically, the withdrawal of the
support of the state from an established church; as, the
disestablishment and disendowment of the Irish Church by
Act of Parliament.
2. The condition of being disestablished. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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