establishmentarianism


adjective

  1. of or relating to an established church, especially the Church of England, or the principle of state religion.
  2. (often initial capital letter) of, relating to, or favoring a political or social establishment.

noun

  1. a supporter or adherent of the principle of the establishment of a church by state law; an advocate of state religion.
  2. (often initial capital letter) a person who belongs to or favors a political or social establishment.

adjective

  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

noun

  1. an upholder of this principle, esp as applied to the Church of England
n.

“adherent of the principle of an established church,” 1846, from establishment.

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