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sectional

adjective sec·tion·al \ ˈsek-shnəl , -shə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of sectional

1 a : of or relating to a section
b : local or regional rather than general in character
  • sectional interests
2 : consisting of or divided into sections
  • sectional furniture

sectionally

adverb

Examples of sectional in a Sentence

  1. a sectional drawing of a ship

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First Known Use of sectional

1806

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sectional

noun

Definition of sectional

: a piece of furniture made up of modular units capable of use separately or in various combinations

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These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sectional.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of sectional

1901

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SECTIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

sectional

adjective

Definition of sectional for English Language Learners

  • : showing how something would look if it were cut from the top to the bottom

  • : concerned only with one part of a group or community

  • : made up of sections that can be put together or taken apart easily


sectional

noun

Definition of sectional for English Language Learners

  • : a type of long seat (called a sofa) that has three or more separate sections


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