Definition of nonsectarian in English:


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  • Not involving or relating to a specific religious sect or political group.

    ‘nonsectarian prayer at school events’
    • ‘nonsectarian politics’
    • ‘It is a spirituality that is non-sectarian, universal and unconnected to ritual.’
    • ‘Built in 1864, it was the first coed, non-sectarian university in the world.’
    • ‘The community's private school was non-sectarian and learning about different religions was part of the curriculum.’
    • ‘Here, he is not referring to a non-sectarian space, a place where the differences between Catholics and Protestants do not matter.’
    • ‘We will strive to be non-sectarian and ecumenical, and our pages are open to a wide range of political views, a commitment to pluralism reflected in our advisory editorial board.’
    • ‘The first steps have been taken to set up an anti-capitalist movement from below, where social and political organisations can come together in a non-sectarian way.’
    • ‘However, many Western practitioners today feel a need to reinstate the universal, non-sectarian spiritual orientation of Traditional Chinese Medicine.’
    • ‘Our objective is India Economy Watch is to try with time to produce a non-sectarian forum where a wide variety of views associated with the hopes and difficulties for India's future can be debated.’
    • ‘The dominant architectural feature of the Main Quadrangle, Memorial Church was dedicated in 1903 in memory of Leland Stanford and has been non-sectarian since its inception.’
    • ‘He cites numerous friends and colleagues who have described him as ‘the most non-sectarian person they know’ before launching another attack on last year's coverage of his demise.’
    • ‘As members of a non-sectarian party, Ford and his colleagues argued that it would be ‘difficult to stomach’ rebranding themselves as unionists or nationalists for longer than a day.’
    • ‘When I was a missionary in Africa (placed by a non-sectarian group working at a Catholic mission hospital), 70 percent of rural health care was done by missionaries.’
    • ‘The organisation is non-party political and non-sectarian, which added greatly to its early success, and all women over 16 years of age, regardless of religious or political beliefs were eligible to join.’
    • ‘This is the whole idea behind his faith-based initiatives program, is that faith-based organizations can stand side by side with secular, non-sectarian organizations in providing charitable services.’
    • ‘Its claim to be a non-sectarian, non-political, non-religious humanitarian charity is a sham.’
    • ‘Rejecting theocracy, Althusius developed a non-sectarian, non-religious contractualist political theory of federations that prohibited state intervention even for purposes of promoting the right faith.’
    • ‘The Mission was started as an independent non-sectarian project by two members of the Centenary Methodist Chapel.’
    • ‘We were the only major party to increase our share of the vote and I believe that our positive and non-sectarian attitude was the reason.’
    • ‘Paul inspired those of us new to politics in 1968 with his principles, humour and non-sectarian politics.’
    • ‘Both advance themselves as non-sectarian and dedicated to bridging the gap between Protestants and Catholics.’
    non-denominational, non-sectarian, universal, catholic, all-embracing, all-inclusive



/ˌnänsekˈterēən/ /ˌnɑnsɛkˈtɛriən/