Translation of "sect" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sekt/ us usually disapproving

a religious group that has separated from a larger religion and is considered to have extreme or unusual beliefs or customs

When he was 16 he ran away from home and joined a religious sect.

(Translation of “sect” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /sekt/

a group of people within a larger, especially religious, group, having views different from those of the rest of the group

Apparently she’s joined some weird religious sect.
sectarian adjective

concerned with, especially the narrow interests of, a sect or sects

sectarian loyalties.

caused by membership of a sect

a sectarian murder.

(Translation of “sect” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)