[ dee-frok ]
/ diˈfrɒk /
verb (used with object)
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Also unfrock .
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Example sentences from the Web for defrock
Even after he became pope, Ratzinger refused to defrock this monster priest or provide the evidence against him to the police.Pope Benedict XVI’s Tenure Marred by Human-Rights Failures|Geoffrey Robertson|February 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for defrock
/ (diːˈfrɒk) /
(tr) to deprive (a person in holy orders) of ecclesiastical status; unfrock
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