[ sek-tair-ee-uh-nahyz ]
/ sɛkˈtɛər i əˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), sec·tar·i·an·ized, sec·tar·i·an·iz·ing.

to make sectarian.


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Also especially British, sec·tar·i·an·ise.

Origin of sectarianize

First recorded in 1835–45; sectarian + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM sectarianize

un·sec·tar·i·an·ize, verb (used with object), un·sec·tar·i·an·ized, un·sec·tar·i·an·iz·ing.

Words nearby sectarianize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for sectarianize



/ (sɛkˈtɛərɪəˌnaɪz) /


(tr) to render sectarian
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