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  1. free from religious sects or denominationalism; not limited or belonging to any particular religious group or groups.
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Origin of undenominational

First recorded in 1870–75; un-1 + denominational
Related formsun·de·nom·i·na·tion·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for undenominational

Historical Examples

  • It is undenominational and it has also a French and an English side.

    Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)

    William Henry Atherton

  • Unfortunately I did not know the word for undenominational and so had to say that we were "heathen."

  • The national system of primary education, designed originally in 1831 to be undenominational, has become rigidly denominational.

  • There are three classes of schools—common, graded and high—all maintained by the government and all free and undenominational.

  • It has since won its way into several revival collections and undenominational manuals.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

    Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth