Definition of 'sect'
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He attended weekend study groups by the sect. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Would you rather belong to a sect or a church? Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)Hence this covered independent schools and hospitals and all religious groups from churches to sects. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or a religious sect on a pilgrimage? Times, Sunday Times (2015)My wife had joined a religious sect. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The series has millions of players with a devotion that would be the envy of many religious sects. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are now nearly 1,000 followers of minority religious sects serving in the forces. The Sun (2014)Its leader must fight for the Union or his party becomes a minority English sect. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The "newest religious sect" had, in fact, been around for a few years. Christianity Today (2000)An atheist who insisted on a secular funeral, he was not interested in joining sects, groups or political parties of any kind. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
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