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established sect

Definition of Established Sect

(noun) A long lasting sect that does not evolve into a denomination.

Established Sect Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: es·tab·lished sect

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ɪˈstæblɪʃt sɛkt/
  • British English – /ɪsˈtæblɪʃt sɛkt/

Usage Note

  • Plural: established sects

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Works Consulted

Ferrante, Joan. 2011. Sociology: A Global Perspective. 7th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Schaefer, Richard. 2013. Sociology: A Brief Introduction. 10th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of Established Sect

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “established sect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved November 17, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/established-sect/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

established sect. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/established-sect/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “established sect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed November 17, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/established-sect/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“established sect.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 17 Nov. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/established-sect/>.