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catechetical

[ kat-i-ket-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌkæt ɪˈkɛt ɪ kəl /
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adjective
of or relating to catechesis.
pertaining to teaching by question and answer.
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Also cat·e·chet·ic [kat-i-ket-ik] /ˌkæt ɪˈkɛt ɪk/ .

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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