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sectional

[ sek-shuh-nl ]
/ ˈsɛk ʃə nl /
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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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