Definition of unchurch in English:

unchurch

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtʃəːtʃ
 
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verb

[with object]
  • 1Officially exclude (someone) from participation in the Christian sacraments; excommunicate.
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    • Midlife, he was unchurched, and his excommunication placed him in a state of dejection.
  • 1.1Deprive (a building) of its status as a church.
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    • At one time it was unchurched altogether, then restored to a certain status, and again Cromwell degraded the venerable pile to the level of a stable.

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