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sec·tar·i·an

 (sĕk-târ′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect.
2. Adhering or confined to the dogmatic limits of a sect or denomination; partisan.
3. Narrow-minded; parochial.
n.
1. A member of a sect.
2. One characterized by bigoted adherence to a factional viewpoint.

sec·tar′i·an·ism n.
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sectarian

(sɛkˈtɛərɪən)
adj
1. of, belonging or relating to, or characteristic of sects or sectaries
2. adhering to a particular sect, faction, or doctrine
3. narrow-minded, esp as a result of rigid adherence to a particular sect
n
a member of a sect or faction, esp one who is bigoted in his adherence to its doctrines or in his intolerance towards other sects, etc
secˈtarianˌism n
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sec•tar•i•an

(sɛkˈtɛər i ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to sectaries or sects.
2. narrowly confined or devoted to a particular sect.
3. narrowly confined or limited in interest, purpose, etc.
n.
4. a member of a sect.
5. a bigoted or narrow-minded person.
[1640–50]
sec•tar′i•an•ly, adv.
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sectarian

Belonging to or involving a particular sect, denomination, or faction, especially when seen as narrowminded or dogmatic.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sectarian - a member of a sect; "most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect"
bigot - a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own
Adj.1.sectarian - of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects; "sectarian differences"
2.sectarian - belonging to or characteristic of a sect; "a sectarian mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook; "sectarian squabbles in psychology"
nonsectarian, unsectarian - not restricted to one sect or school or party; "religious training in a nonsectarian atmosphere"; "nonsectarian colleges"; "a wide and unsectarian interest in religion"- Bertrand Russell
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sectarian

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sectarian

noun
A person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church:
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Translations
أحَد أفْراد الطائِفَهطائِفيطائِفي، مَذْهَبي
sektářský-kasektář
sekterisksektmedlem
szektariánusszektás
maîur í sértrúarsöfnuîisem lÿtur aî sértrúarsöfnuîisértrúarsafnaîar-
sektársektársky
hiziple ilgili gruba aitmezhebe aitmezhep üyesi

sectarian

[sekˈtɛərɪən]
A. ADJsectario
B. Nsectario/a m/f
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sectarian

[sɛkˈtɛəriən] adjsectaire
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sectarian

adjsektiererisch; differenceskonfessionell; sectarian loyaltieskonfessionelles Zugehörigkeitsgefühl; sectarian violenceGewalttätigkeiten plmit konfessionellem Hintergrund
nSektierer(in) m(f)
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sectarian

[sɛkˈtɛərɪən] adjsettario/a
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sect

(sekt) noun
a group of people within a larger, especially religious, group, having views different from those of the rest of the group.
secˈtarian adjective
1. concerned with, especially the narrow interests of, a sect or sects. sectarian loyalties.
2. caused by membership of a sect. a sectarian murder.
noun
a member of a sect.
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Just as Iran was responsible for the 'nuclearising' Gulf security, it is solely responsible for sectarianising regional politics.
It added that instead of showing the dangers of sectarianising the political, exploitation of religious platforms for political activities and non-adherence to the rules governing the democratic work inside the political societies, stipulated by the statute and the law, some sides tended to ignore those illegal practices, which will create a reality that has nothing to do with the basics of the good political practices.