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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.
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|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"