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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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