catechetical

or cat·e·chet·ic

[ kat-i-ket-i-kuh l or kat-i-ket-ik ]
/ ˌkæt ɪˈkɛt ɪ kəl or ˌkæt ɪˈkɛt ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to catechesis.
pertaining to teaching by question and answer.

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Origin of catechetical

1610–20; < late Medieval Latin catēchētic(us) (< Greek katēchē- (see catechesis) + Medieval Latin -ticus -tic) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM catechetical

cat·e·chet·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for catechetical

catechetical

catechetic

/ (ˌkætɪˈkɛtɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to teaching by question and answer

Derived forms of catechetical

catechetically, adverb
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