Definition of 'secular'
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She was pushing her husband to leave the church and find secular employment. Christianity Today (2000)What should religion do in a secular age? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The secular clergy experienced the least change. A Social History of Modern Spain (1991)We were left pondering how to spark activism in a largely secular country. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As societies become richer they become more secular. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a bridge between the secular and religious. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is not an age of secular ideologies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The real task is to recycle elements of religion for secular use. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)We should adopt an entirely secular education system and ban the wearing of all religious paraphernalia in schools. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This vote was troubling in the picture it gave of a country deeply divided between the religious and the secular. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was not a saint, secular or otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What interests their writers is the existential, amoral emptiness in the heart of modern secular man. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But modern secular culture is wiser than the Church. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The next year properties of the secular clergy, which had not been sold were returned. A Social History of Modern Spain (1991)Secular politics have become boring to many people, evoking apathy rather than fervour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A champion of the people, he died a secular saint, but a deeply troubled one. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: secular ADJECTIVE
You use secular to describe things that have no connection with religion.
...religious and secular authorities.
Definition of secular from the Collins English Dictionary
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