American English

Definition of disestablish verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



disestablish something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disestablish
he / she / it disestablishes
past simple disestablished
-ing form disestablishing
jump to other results
to end the official status of an organization, especially a church In 1924, Turkey was the first country to disestablish Islam.
jump to other results
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: disestablish