nonsectarian

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adjective non·sec·tar·i·an \ˌnän-(ˌ)sek-ˈter-ē-ən\

Definition of nonsectarian

  1. :  not having a sectarian character :  not affiliated with or restricted to a particular religious group

Recent Examples of nonsectarian from the Web

  • This nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian public-policy institute, founded by former president Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn Carter, brings ideas and resources to those in need with an impressive breadth of collaborative efforts.

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1831

First Known Use of nonsectarian

1831


NONSECTARIAN Defined for Kids

nonsectarian

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adjective non·sec·tar·i·an \ˌnän-sek-ˈter-ē-ən\

Definition of nonsectarian for Students

  1. :  not limited to a particular religious group



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