denominational


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de·nom·i·na·tion

 (dĭ-nŏm′ə-nā′shən)
n.
1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights: Cash registers have slots for bills of different denominations. The stamps come in 40¢ and 70¢ denominations.
3. A name or designation, especially for a class or group.

de·nom′i·na′tion·al adj.
de·nom′i·na′tion·al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.denominational - relating to or characteristic of a particular religious denomination; "denominational politics"
2.denominational - relating to the face value of a banknote, coin, or stamp
3.denominational - adhering or confined to a particular sect or denomination; "denominational prejudice"
sectarian - belonging to or characteristic of a sect; "a sectarian mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook; "sectarian squabbles in psychology"
Translations

denominational

[dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃənl] ADJ (Rel) → confesional (US) [school] → confesional, religioso

denominational

[dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃənəl] adj [group, background] → confessionnel(le)

denominational

adj (Eccl) → konfessionell, Konfessions-; denominational schoolKonfessionsschule f
References in classic literature ?
While the institution is in no sense denominational, we have a department known as the Phelps Hall Bible Training School, in which a number of students are prepared for the ministry and other forms of Christian work, especially work in the country districts.
These denominational titles vary under some administrations; for instance, the order-clerks are sometimes called auditors, or again, book- keepers.
The Bill will also require all statements of priorities agreed to by Ambulance Victoria, public health services and denominational hospitals to be published online by 1 November each year.
MA in Public and Pastoral Leadership, MA in Indigenous and Inter-religious Studies, Master of Theology in Indigenous and Inter-religious Studies, diplomas in denominational and graduate studies, and a variety of certificate programs.
Sometimes you seem to give him precedence over denominational leaders in Wales without apparent grounds, and now and then it grates on some of us.
For another, and more crucial reason, the Act failed to outlaw denominational education.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: UN representative to Iraq Nicolai Mladenov stated that the goals of terrorism are to ignite denominational strife and keeping Iraq without a government.
99, e-book, 9781625097668) examines Christian attitudes as they relate to denominational differences within the body of Christ.
Conwy council's current policy allows for the discretionary provision of transporting pupils to denominational schools who meet the distance criteria, irrespective of whether they can provide evidence of adherence to the faith Originally, the policy was adopted in order to support the Church in Wales and Roman Catholic schools in the local area.
First, can Southern Baptist churches continue to cooperate within the denominational structure?
Ninety-two percent of Ireland's denominational primary schools are run by the Catholic Church, and there are no non-denominational schools.
The measure did not include faith schools and having listened to arguments from both sides, I decided that any legislation should include denominational schools.