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sectional

[sek-shuh-nl] /ˈsɛk ʃə nl/
adjective
1.
pertaining or limited to a particular section; local or regional:
sectional politics.
2.
composed of several independent sections:
a sectional sofa.
3.
of or pertaining to a section:
a sectional view of the machine.
noun
4.
a sofa composed of several independent sections that can be arranged individually or in various combinations.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism; section + -al1
Related forms
sectionally, adverb
multisectional, adjective
nonsectional, adjective
nonsectionally, adverb
unsectional, adjective
unsectionally, adverb
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sectional

/ˈsɛkʃənəl/
adjective
1.
composed of several sections
2.
of or relating to a section
Derived Forms
sectionally, adverb
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