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English definition of “sectarian”

sectarian

noun [C], adjective     /sekˈteə.ri.ən/ US  /-ˈter.i-/ mainly disapproving
(a person) strongly supporting a particular religious group, especially in such a way as not to be willing to accept other beliefs: a sectarian murder He called on terrorists on both sides of the sectarian divide to end the cycle of violence.Followers of religious groups sectarianism     /-ə.nɪ.zəm/ noun [U] disapproving
(Definition of sectarian nounadjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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