how to pronounce sect


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sect is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of sect in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… actually founded a religious sect called …”

meanings of sect


  1. A cutting; a scion.
  2. An offshoot of a larger religion; a group sharing particular (often unorthodox) political and/or religious beliefs.
  3. A group following a specific ideal or a leader.

sect frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sect occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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