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denominationalism

[dih-nom-uh-ney-shuh-nl-iz-uh m] /dɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃə nlˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
denominational or sectarian spirit or policy; the tendency to divide into denominations or sects.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; denominational + -ism
Related forms
denominationalist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for denominationalism

denominationalism

/dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃənəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
adherence to particular principles, esp to the tenets of a religious denomination; sectarianism
2.
the tendency to divide or cause to divide into sects or denominations
3.
division into denominations
Derived Forms
denominationalist, noun, adjective
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