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antidisestablishmentarianism [an-tee-dis-uh-stab-lish-muhn-TAIR-ee-uh-niz-uhm, an-tahy-]

noun
originally, opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England

now, opposition to the belief that there should no longer be an official church in a country


http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Antidisestablishmentarianism


This word can be broken down as follows:

~anti…………………opposition to

~dis…………………the removal of

~establishment……The Church of England as the official state church

~arian………………those people who belive in

~ism………………The philosophy of


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