[ dih-nom-uh-ney-shuh-nl ]
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  1. of or relating to a denomination or denominations.

  2. founded, sponsored, or controlled by a particular religious denomination or sect: denominational schools.

  1. limited, conditioned, originating in, or influenced by the beliefs, attitudes, or interests of a religious sect, political party, etc.: denominational prejudice.

Origin of denominational

First recorded in 1830–40; denomination + -al1

Other words from denominational

  • de·nom·i·na·tion·al·ly, adverb
  • non·de·nom·i·na·tion·al, adjective
  • non·de·nom·i·na·tion·al·ly, adverb
  • trans·de·nom·i·na·tion·al, adjective

Words Nearby denominational Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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