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nonsectarian

[non-sek-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌnɒn sɛkˈtɛər i ən/
adjective
1.
not affiliated with or limited to a specific religious denomination.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; non- + sectarian
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  • As a partially intended consequence, any secular or nonsectarian politician was at a peculiar disadvantage.
  • Maliki's coalition presents itself as nationalist, nonsectarian, even secular.
  • Yet no great evil is done by these fat bankers aching to be nonsectarian.
  • As a result, my nonsectarian spirit is much, much stronger.
  • The foundation is the largest nonprofit, nonsectarian agency serving thousands of low-income, well and frail elderly people.
British Dictionary definitions for nonsectarian

nonsectarian

/ˌnɒnsɛkˈtɛərɪən/
adjective
1.
not narrow-minded, esp as a result of rigid adherence to a particular sect; broad-minded
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