Definition of the Established Church in English:

the Established Church

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  • The Church of England or of Scotland.

    • ‘Both wrote church music; both wrote for the Established Church in the UK.’
    • ‘By an act of 1560, Roman Catholicism was proscribed in Scotland and the Established Church became Presbyterian.’
    • ‘Neither the Established Church nor the clergy at a local level really wished for change, but it is obvious that something had to happen.’