sectarianize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1842 intransitive verb to act as sectarians transitive verb to make sectarian

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  • Sectarianize — Sec*ta ri*an*ize, v. t. To imbue with sectarian feelings; to subject to the control of a sect. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sectarianize — ˌnīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) intransitive verb : to act as sectarians : become divided into sects transitive verb : to make sectarian : imbue with sectarian principles or feelings : subject to the control of a sect sectarianize public education …   Useful english dictionary

  • sectarianize — /sek tair ee euh nuyz /, v.t., sectarianized, sectarianizing. to make sectarian. Also, esp. Brit., sectarianise. [1835 45; SECTARIAN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sectarianize — sec·tar·i·an·ize …   English syllables

  • sectarian — 1. adjective /sɛkˈtɛəriən,sɛkˈtɛriən/ a) Of, or relating to a sect. b) Dogmatic or partisan. 2. noun /sɛkˈtɛəriən,sɛkˈtɛriən/ a) A member of a sect. b) A …   Wiktionary

  • 闹宗派 — nào zōngpài [sectarianize] 当宗派主义者; 分裂成许多派别 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • sectarian — adjective denoting, concerning, or deriving from a sect or sects. ↘carried out on the grounds of membership of a sect, denomination, or other group: sectarian killings. noun a member or follower of a sect. Derivatives sectarianism noun… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sectarianise — /sɛkˈtɛəriənaɪz/ (say sek tairreeuhnuyz) verb (t) (sectarianised, sectarianising) to make sectarian. Also, sectarianize …   Australian English dictionary

  • sectarian — [sek ter′ē ən] adj. [< SECTARY + AN] 1. of or characteristic of a sect 2. devoted to, or prejudiced in favor of, some sect 3. narrow minded; limited; parochial n. 1. Obs. an apostate from an established church …   English World dictionary

  • sectarian — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or concerning a sect. 2 bigoted or narrow minded in following the doctrines of one s sect. n. 1 a member of a sect. 2 a bigot. Derivatives: sectarianism n. sectarianize v.tr. (also ise). Etymology: SECTARY …   Useful english dictionary

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