How to Pronounce sect?

Correct pronunciation for the word "sect" is [sˈɛkt], [sˈɛkt], [s_ˈɛ_k_t].

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"Sect" in context

A sect is a religious, political, or philosophical movement or subgroup that has broken away from a larger religious or political organization. Sects typically differ from the mainstream of their faith in terms of practices, beliefs, or other types of social expression. Sects may take the form of a small cult-like group or a formalized tradition, often involving devotion to a particular sacrament.

The term is also used to class a religion distinct from the mainstream of that religion, including Christianity and Judaism. Sectarianism refers to adherence to religious principles and views in opposition to those of other groups and the mainstream.

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