from The Century Dictionary.
- Not denominational; not pertaining to a denomination; not professing the tenets of a denomination; not in the interests of or confined to any denomination; unsectarian: as, an undenominational charity or society.
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- adjective Not
denominational, used e.g. of a church.
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- adjective not bound or devoted to the promotion of a particular denomination
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It cannot, surely, be for the good of our country that the stored-up experience of educational effort of every type should be disregarded in favour of rigid rules and programmes; or that zeal and devotion in the work of education are to be regarded as valueless unless they be associated with so-called undenominational religion.
The Education of Catholic Girls Janet Erskine Stuart
Under this proposal the teaching, though called undenominational, would not in fact be so.
The Life of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke, Volume 1 Stephen Lucius Gwynn 1907
It is, I fear, true that the decay of the sectarian -- that is to say undenominational -- spirit in the Y.M.C.A. has resulted in a certain blurring of the "soul" side of the red triangle.
A Padre in France George A. Birmingham 1907
While Hampton has always been "undenominational," both its faculty and board of trustees have contained in abundance not only members of the Episcopal Church, but men and women of the highest and noblest type, creating an atmosphere in which the common and vulgar simply could not exist.
History of the Afro-American Group of the Episcopal Church George Freeman 1922
He may prefer that the State should confine itself to purely secular education, leaving all religious teaching to voluntary agencies; or he may approve of the kind of undenominational religious teaching of the English School Board; or he may be a strong partisan of one of the many forms of distinctly accentuated denominational education.
The Map of Life Conduct and Character William Edward Hartpole Lecky 1870
Sunday school lessons for the blind that were put in Braille, and this required skill because, since Braille is so expensive to produce, anything in the way of a religious lesson had to be not only undenominational but unsectarian [unknown] So, of course,
There are three classes of schools -- common, graded and high -- all maintained by the government and all free and undenominational.
There was no particular force in the objections of these latter in that district, as the Church school, the only one for miles, would not be large or convenient enough to come under the State aid of the Bill, so almost from the first it was a matter of building one of the new Board schools, where the undenominational system abhorred by Boase would be all that would hold sway.
Secret Bread F. Tennyson Jesse
Johannesburg a Wesleyan and an Anglican Home were opened, both rendering excellent service; but as this was run on undenominational lines, it was left without a rival.
In his efforts to enable the people of the District of Columbia to share the benefits of this fund the commissioner offered to erect a building for a certain denominational institution located in Washington at that time, on the condition that it become undenominational.