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.
See through register with denominational numeral 100
However, a third religious representative requires to be selected by the Council having regard to the comparative strength within the area of all the churches and denominational bodies having duly constituted charges or other appointed places of worship therein.
Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, ?2000 in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right
AFTER many months of campaigning, the ad-hoc group for Community Education in Penllyn, Meirionnydd were delighted to learn that Gwynedd Council had finally accepted the inappropriateness of denominational status for the new lifelong learning campus in Bala.
This is a snapshot of a typical Protestant congregation today, which is likely to have more people attending on a Sunday who have no strong denominational ties.
Lethal Violence and Religion: Institutional and Denominational Effects on Homicide and Suicides in U.S.
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.
(That again is an interesting ecclesiastical selfdescription.) 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.