[non-sek-tair-ee-uh n]


not affiliated with or limited to a specific religious denomination.

Origin of nonsectarian

First recorded in 1825–35; non- + sectarian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for nonsectarian

multicultural, open, interracial, multiracial, nonracial, nonsectarian

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British Dictionary definitions for nonsectarian



not narrow-minded, esp as a result of rigid adherence to a particular sect; broad-minded
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