denominational

[dih-nom-uh-ney-shuh-nl]
adjective
  1. of or relating to a denomination or denominations.
  2. founded, sponsored, or controlled by a particular religious denomination or sect: denominational schools.
  3. 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
Related formsde·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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nondenominational

adjective
  1. not of or related to any religious denomination
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Word Origin and History for nondenominational

denominational

adj.

1838; see denomination + -al (1).

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