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catechetical

or catechetic

[kat-i-ket-i-kuh l or kat-i-ket-ik] /ˌkæt ɪˈkɛt ɪ kəl or ˌkæt ɪˈkɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to catechesis.
2.
pertaining to teaching by question and answer.
Origin of catechetical
late Medieval Latin
1610-1620
1610-20; < late Medieval Latin catēchētic(us) (< Greek katēchē- (see catechesis) + Medieval Latin -ticus -tic) + -al1
Related forms
catechetically, adverb
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catechetical

/ˌkætɪˈkɛtɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to teaching by question and answer
Derived Forms
catechetically, adverb
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