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sectorial

[ sek-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ sɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
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adjective
of or relating to a sector.
Zoology. (of teeth) adapted for cutting; carnassial.
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Origin of sectorial

1795–1805; <New Latin sectōri(us) (see section, -tory1) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM sectorial

non·sec·to·ri·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sectorial

sectorial
/ (sɛkˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective
of or relating to a sector
zoology
  1. adapted for cuttingthe sectorial teeth of carnivores
  2. designating a vein in the wing of an insect that links certain branches of the radius vein
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