nonsectarian

[ non-sek-tair-ee-uh n ]
/ ˌnɒn sɛkˈtɛər i ən /

adjective

not affiliated with or limited to a specific religious denomination.

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Origin of nonsectarian

First recorded in 1825–35; non- + sectarian
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British Dictionary definitions for nonsectarian

nonsectarian
/ (ˌnɒnsɛkˈtɛərɪən) /

adjective

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