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Definition of "disendowment" []

  • The act of depriving of an endowment or endowments. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "disendowment" in a sentence
  • "The party to which he belonged had, as he knew, endeavoured to avoid the subject of the disendowment of the Church of England."
  • "Molescroft, who indeed preferred almost any other reform to disendowment."
  • "On that occasion his feelings had been strong in regard to the measure upon which he broke away from his party; but, when he first thought of it, he did not care much about Church disendowment."