establishmentarianism

establishmentarian

[ih-stab-lish-muhn-tair-ee-uhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to an established church, especially the Church of England, or the principle of state religion.
2.
(often initial capital letter) of, pertaining to, or favoring a political or social establishment.
noun
3.
a supporter or adherent of the principle of the establishment of a church by state law; an advocate of state religion.
4.
(often initial capital letter) a person who belongs to or favors a political or social establishment.

Origin:
1840–50; establishment + -arian

establishmentarianism, noun
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establishmentarian (ɪˌstæblɪʃmənˈtɛərɪən)
 
adj
1.  denoting or relating to an Established Church, esp the Church of England
2.  denoting or relating to the principle of a Church being officially recognized as a national institution
 
n
3.  an upholder of this principle, esp as applied to the Church of England
 
establishmen'tarianism
 
n

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