What is another word for defrock?

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[ dɪfɹˈɒk], [ dɪfɹˈɒk], [ d_ɪ_f_ɹ_ˈɒ_k]

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How to use "Defrock" in context?

The term "defrock" refers to a clergyman who has been removed from the clerical state, often due to a conviction of a felony or other moral turpitude. It is also used less frequently to refer to a priest who has been dismissed from ecclesiastical status. In both cases, the individual is no longer able to wear clerical clothing or take part in any clerical functions. In some cases, the individual may be able to petition to have their name restored to the clergy.

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