Translation of unfrock in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˌənˈfrɑk/ /ʌnˈfrɒk/

transitive verb

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    he was unfrocked lo apartaron del sacerdocio
    • He reminded Latimer of a high church priest he had known in England who had been unfrocked for embezzling the altar fund.
    • Instead, however, he attached himself to the Austrian court, becoming Joseph I's diplomatic agent in Italy and enjoying a luxurious way of life which in 1711 led to demands that he be unfrocked.
    • At a council held at Westminster in October 1163 Henry demanded that criminous clerks should be unfrocked by the Church and handed over to the lay courts for punishment.
    • But they reveal the truth, and the messenger is unfrocked and imprisoned in a dark dungeon.