disestablishmentarian
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: disestablishment Date: 1885 one who opposes an established order • disestablishmentarian adjective, often capitalized

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  • disestablishmentarian — dis·establishmentarian …   English syllables

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  • disestablishmentarianism — See disestablishmentarian. * * * …   Universalium

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