Definition of deconsecrate
: to remove the sacred character of <deconsecrate a church>
deconsecrationplay \(ˌ)dē-ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈkrā-shən\ noun
Examples of deconsecrate in a sentence
<hoping to raise much-needed funds, the church elders deconsecrated the 18th-century silver chalice and consigned it to a high-end auction house>
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