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undenominational

Line breaks: un|denom¦in|ation¦al
Pronunciation: /ˌʌndɪnɒmɪˈneɪʃən(ə)l
 
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Definition of undenominational in English:

adjective

Not attached to any religious denomination.
Example sentences
  • The religious difficulty was met by the Cowper-Temple clause, whereby the religious instruction was to be undenominational.
  • His Soldiers' and Sailors' Bethel Union, established in 1826, was an undenominational body that held services and distributed Christian literature among seafarers.
  • San Diego College was founded in 1887, by a company of gentlemen who associated themselves together for the purpose of establishing an undenominational college in Southern California.

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