Meaning of “sectional” in the English Dictionary

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"sectional" in British English

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uk /ˈsek.ʃən.əl/ us /ˈsek.ʃən.əl/

US A sectional piece of furniture is made up of parts that can be arranged in various ways:

a sectional sofa

Interests or aims that are sectional are limited to a particular group within an organization, society, or country and do not consider other groups:

The national interest is more important than any sectional or personal interests.

(Definition of “sectional” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)