founded, sponsored, or controlled by a particular religious denomination or sect: denominational schools.
limited, conditioned, originating in, or influenced by the beliefs, attitudes, or interests of a religious sect, political party, etc.: denominational prejudice.
- 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
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How to use denominational in a sentence
A multi-denominational anti-gun violence group is going to the source: the manufacturers, to change their practices.
In most denominations, that rise has resulted in majority support even when the denominational hierarchy disagrees.Religious Conservatives Are the New Minority, But They’re Not Victims | Gene Robinson | March 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This exercise in compromise could serve as a model for dealing with Israeli inter-denominational politics more broadly.Top 5 Reasons To Accept Sharansky’s Western Wall Compromise | Sigal Samuel | April 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But Republican cultural conservatism isn't non-denominational.Tomorrow You Can Vote Early in the Israeli Election | Gershom Gorenberg | November 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Such experiences as that winter at Assiyut show how entirely denominational differences are forgotten on the mission field.Silver Chimes in Syria | W. S. Nelson
Many of our denominational colleges are parsimoniously sustained.Colleges in America | John Marshall Barker
In these days of get-together movements denominational leaders should think clearly with reference to "federated" churches.Church Cooperation in Community Life | Paul L. Vogt
denominational colleges should especially be spoken of, and the little colleges of the West and South.The Complete Club Book for Women | Caroline French Benton
An unseen hand guides her to a chapel, which she would have disdained to enter had she known its denominational character.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2) | Timothy East