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unfrock

[uhn-frok] /ʌnˈfrɒk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to deprive (a monk, priest, minister, etc.) of ecclesiastical rank, authority, and function; depose.
2.
to divest or strip of a frock.
Also, defrock.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; un-2 + frock
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unfrock

/ʌnˈfrɒk/
verb
1.
(transitive) to deprive (a person in holy orders) of ecclesiastical status
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