[ UK /sˈɛkʃənə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛkʃənəɫ/ ]
  1. consisting of or divided into sections
    a sectional sofa
    sectioned plates
  2. related or limited to a distinct region or subdivision of a territory or community or group of people
    sectional tensions arose over slavery
  3. relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
    sectional drawings
    a sectional view
  1. a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
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How To Use sectional In A Sentence

  • Words are clear, and the hymns, presented in their entirety, are imaginatively varied in terms of solo, a cappella, sectional and tutti singing.
  • With cross-sectional data it is not possible to make precise comparisons between changes in employment and economic activity over time.
  • It has since developed a programme which includes a regular schedule of rehearsals, sectional workshops and concerts.
  • I drew for him a sectional view of the area, indicating the staircase and plaza above.
  • He added that to approach the scheme on a piecemeal sectional basis would be unacceptable and would prolong the uncertainty.
  • Technically there are three kinds of peony: herbaceous, tree and intersectional. Times, Sunday Times
  • This result is a particular problem for rating scales, which tend to be cross sectional, rather than longitudinal, in character.
  • Bryan also officiates at the Speedo Championship sectional Series as well as the Central Zone Championships.
  • At the sectional meet in November, the top four move on to the national competition.
  • Interest groups, which are associated with sectionalism and the possible exercise of sanctions, appear to be inimical to ideas of reasoned discussion and the general welfare.
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