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sect

noun [C]  us   /sekt/
a religious group with beliefs that make it different from a larger or more established religion it has separated from: a Christian sect A sect is also a small group of people who share a particular set of political beliefs.
Translations of “sect”
in Vietnamese phái, môn phái…
in Spanish secta…
in Thai นิกาย, คณะในทางศาสนา…
in Malaysian taifah…
in French secte…
in German die Sekte…
in Chinese (Traditional) (宗教的)派別,宗派…
in Indonesian sekte…
in Russian секта…
in Turkish mezhep, tarikat, cemaat…
in Chinese (Simplified) (宗教的)派别,宗派…
in Polish sekta…
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