from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remove from association.
- intransitive v. To end an affiliation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cease to have an affiliation with; to take steps to break an affiliation or association.
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Once you vote in a primary, however, you are considered a member of that party until and unless you "disaffiliate". "
Some other Episcopalians have opted to disaffiliate rather than lose their buildings or spend years in expensive litigation.
Rather than agree to this demand to disaffiliate from Anglicanism, Pittsburgh's All Saints Episcopal Anglican Church last month walked away from the building it had inhabited since 1928.
Now the Episcopal Church has upped the ante: It has declared that if congregations break away and buy their sanctuaries, they must disaffiliate from any group that professes to be Anglican.
Three of the biggest unions, Unison, the Communications Workers Union and the GMB have tabled motions at their annual conferences next month calling for members to disaffiliate from Labour.
Recently, I have learned that several UNITE HERE joint boards and locals representing more than 150,000 workers throughout the U.S. and Canada are planning on holding votes of rank and file leaders on the question of whether or not to disaffiliate with our international union (of which I am the General President).
Chancellor Falwell suggested a compromise for students to disaffiliate with the Democratic National Committee with the additional restriction of no campaigning for democratic candidates on campus who are pro-choice.
And the Communications Workers Union has stated that it will disaffiliate from the Labour Party in the event of any form of privatisation 4.
By a 93 percent majority, the congregation of Woodland Presbyterian Church in New Orleans voted June 8 to disaffiliate from the Presbyterian Church USA.
The end result would be to keep Woodland from ever meeting to vote on whether to disaffiliate.
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