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sect

noun

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a group of people acting together within a larger group
  • one sect of medical researchers holds the minority view that the disease is not caused by that virus

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The first known use of sect was in the 14th century

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“Sect.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sect. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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