sectional

[ sek-shuh-nl ]
/ ˈsɛk ʃə nl /

adjective

pertaining or limited to a particular section; local or regional: sectional politics.
composed of several independent sections: a sectional sofa.
of or relating to a section: a sectional view of the machine.

noun

a sofa composed of several independent sections that can be arranged individually or in various combinations.

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Origin of sectional

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; section + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for sectional

sectional
/ (ˈsɛkʃənəl) /

adjective

composed of several sections
of or relating to a section

Derived forms of sectional

sectionally, adverb
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