Examples of sect in a Sentence
one sect of medical researchers holds the minority view that the disease is not caused by that virus
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Brutal battles have pitted Catholics that kneel in prayer against Protestant sects that stood before the same God.
Sadr refashioned his public image by embracing reforms calling for technocrat ministers to replace a cabinet stocked with appointees based on sect and party.
That stance often put him at odds with the Satmar Hasidim, America’s largest and arguably most austere sect and the dominant one in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where the Viznitz also have a significant presence.
Latent sectarian divisions have for decades created something of a power struggle between the dominant Thammayut and Maha Nikaya sects, the former enjoying a reign that paralleled that of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in 2016.
In October 1990, the mayor of Miami presented Yahweh Ben Yahweh with a key to the city in recognition of the local religious leader’s contributions to the region and his sect’s efforts to revive impoverished pockets of the community.
Players will aim toward the fairway running to the left of a meandering creek that eventually cross-sects the hole going up toward the green.
The Globe Hall at one time gained renown as a place where certain negro sects met and performed voodoo dances and other fanatical demonstrations.
Although bachelors of the strictest sect, these gentlemen know what constitutes a beautiful and attractive home as well as a place of business, and a few weeks’ time will make quite a little Eden around them.
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Origin and Etymology of sect
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Definition of sect for English Language Learners
: a religious group that is a smaller part of a larger group and whose members all share similar beliefs
: a religious or political group that is connected to a larger group but that has beliefs that differ greatly from those of the main group
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