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sec·ta·ry

 (sĕk′tə-rē)
n. pl. sec·ta·ries
1. A sectarian.
2. A dissenter from an established church, especially a Protestant nonconformist.

[Medieval Latin sectārius, from Latin secta, sect; see sect.]

sectary

(ˈsɛktərɪ)
n, pl -taries
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) a member of a sect, esp a person who belongs to a religious sect that is regarded as heretical or schismatic
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) a person excessively devoted to a particular sect
3. (Christian Churches, other) a member of a Nonconformist denomination, esp one that is small
[C16: from Medieval Latin sectārius, from Latin secta sect]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sectary - 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

sectary

noun
1. One zealously devoted to a religion:
2. A person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church:
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He lived greatly respected for his piety, and not a little distinguished as a sectary; was intrusted by his associates with many important political stations; and died just in time to escape the knowledge of his own poverty.
If you meet a sectary or a hostile partisan, never recognize the dividing lines, but meet on what common ground remains,--if only that the sun shines and the rain rains for both; the area will widen very fast, and ere you know it, the boundary mountains on which the eye had fastened have melted into air.
Chief Sectary constituted committees in connection with working groups.
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He said separate development budget had been allocated for south Punjab and added the 'South Punjab Secretariat' would become functional in the next fiscal year where an additional chief sectary, special sectaries of different departments and an additional inspector general of police would be posted.
He said that separate development budget had been allocated for South Punjab and South Punjab secretariat would be functional in next fiscal year where additional chief sectary, additional IG and special sectaries of different departments would be deployed.
He said, the case of Mustaq Rehsani, the former Financial Sectary of Balochistan, is before the court.
Hafiz Mohammad Hasan Babu, pro vice chancellor of National University, was elected as the president of new committee while Mohammad Kawsar Uddin, senior reporter of The Daily Sangbad, was elected as the general sectary. Besides this Md.
He also directed defense sectary to explain in his report why the name of army chief was used for the settlement.
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