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sectarian

Pronunciation: /sekˈteriən; sekˈteəriən/

Translation of sectarian in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [views/ideology/violence] sectario; [schooling/school] confesional
    Example sentences
    • But, after the earliest period, sectarian denominations became less and less important.
    • Occasionally, sectarian concerns discouraged both Protestants and Catholics from attending branches.
    • Today those closest to our violent past seem to dominate the political landscape and many remain entranced by sectarian concerns.
    Example sentences
    • On Baghdad's streets, rumors are rife about renegade ministry of interior death squads, carrying out sectarian killings.
    • The IRA carried out retaliatory sectarian murders.
    • They have carried out several sectarian murders and launched hundreds of pipe-bomb and blast bombs attacks on Catholic homes.
    Example sentences
    • By implication, black feminism is cast as sectarian in comparison with radical or socialist feminism.
    • Furthermore, a significant percentage of those organizations have been pervasively sectarian and used religious criteria in their hiring.
    • We are still in the process of ensuring that this armament is not sectarian in nature.

noun/nombre

  • sectario, (masculine, feminine)

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.