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denominational

[ dih-nom-uh-ney-shuh-nl ]
/ dɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃə nl /
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adjective

of or relating to a denomination or denominations.
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.

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Origin of denominational

First recorded in 1830–40; denomination + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM denominational

de·nom·i·na·tion·al·ly, adverbnon·de·nom·i·na·tion·al, adjectivenon·de·nom·i·na·tion·al·ly, adverbtrans·de·nom·i·na·tion·al, adjective
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