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secular

1. of an education, etc.
a. having no particular religious affinities
b. not including compulsory religious studies or services
2. (of clerics) not bound by religious vows to a monastic or other order
3. Astronomy occurring slowly over a long period of time
4. a member of the secular clergy

secular

(sek -yŭ-ler) Continuing or changing over a long period of time.

secular

[′sek·yə·lər]
(engineering)
Of or pertaining to a long indefinite period of time.
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Some secular artistes have tapped into the Christian market, while others have been shunned due to their past identity.
"The Constitution of our country is said to be 'secular.' However, as per the Article 370 of the Constitution, there is opposition to inserting the word 'secular' in the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir," said Ramesh Shinde, the national spokesperson of Hindu Janajagruti Samiti.
R.Sen seriously, the slogan of Secular India' would no longer remain valid.
If they have to stay together with India, they've to develop as a secular state.
If they have to stay together with India, then they've to develop as a secular state.
Pakistan's turning into a secular state is essential if the neighbouring country has to stay together with India, the Indian army chief said.
The post-secular "turn," as she names it, includes a new openness to religious voices in general, and Catholicism in particular, entering into dialogue with the secular world.
Critique: The Secular Saints: And Why Morals are Not Just Subjective examines the lives of Socrates, Aristotle, Adam Smith, Immanuel Kant, and many more in search of a better understanding of the value of morals and ethics, both individually and in a collective society.
Jackson's talk, titled 'Probing the Islamic Secular: Preliminary Legal, Political and Theological Implications' will be held at 6pm at GU-Q's campus in Education City on Monday (March 26).
Jackson's talk, titled 'Probing the Islamic Secular: Preliminary Legal, Political, and Theological Implications' will be held on March 26 at 6:00 p.m.
Working with a Secular Age: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Charles Taylor's Master Narrative
There has been an ongoing debate for some time now on whether or not (Garrison, 2001) secular growth is consistent with neoclassical growth theory, in particular with Solow's model (Engelhardt, 2009; Salerno, 2001; Young, 2009a, 2009b).