secular

material (not spiritual) living outside monasteries 
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Secular

Non-religious, opposite to sacred
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Secular

not having any connection with religion.
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Secular

Sec'u·lar adjective [ Middle English secular , seculer . Latin saecularis , from saeculum a race, generation, age, the times, the world; perhaps akin to English soul : confer French séculier .] 1. Coming or observed once in an age or a century. �
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Secular

Sec'u·lar noun 1. (Eccl.) A secular ecclesiastic, or one not bound by monastic rules. Burke. 2. (Eccl.) A church official whose functions are confined to the vocal department of the choir. Busby. 3. A layman, as distinguished from a clergyman.
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secular

1. A secular ecclesiastic, or one not bound by monastic rules. ... 2. A church official whose functions are confined to the vocal department of the choir. ... 3. A layman, as distinguished from a clergyman. ... 1. Coming or observed once in an age or a century. 'The secular year was kept but once a century.' (Addison) ... 2. Pertaining to an age, o
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secular

an adjective meaning 'long term' as in the phrase 'secular trends.' Outside the research context its more common meaning is 'not religious'.
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Secular

• (a.) Coming or observed once in an age or a century. • (n.) A secular ecclesiastic, or one not bound by monastic rules. • (n.) A church official whose functions are confined to the vocal department of the choir. • (a.) Of or pertaining to this present world, or to things not spiritual or holy; relating to temporal as distingui
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secular

secular 1. Worldly rather than spiritual. 2. Not specifically relating to religion or to a religious body: 'They were playing secular music instead of sacred hymns.' 3. Relating to or advocating secularism. 4. Not bound by monastic restrictions; especially, not belonging to a religious order (a reference to the clergy). 5. Occurring or observed
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Secular

Long-term time frame (10-50 years or more).
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Secular

Long term as opposed to seasonal or cyclical.
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secular

Gradual or taking place over a long period. Secular change is a continuous, nonperiodic change in one of the attributes of the states of a system. Secular perturbation is a slow, continuous change in one of the elements of an orbit. Secular stability is a condition in which the equilibrium configura...
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secular

secular. Referring to long-term changes that take place slowly and imperceptibly. Commonly used to describe changes in elevation, tilt, and stress or strain rates that are related to long-term tectonic deformation. For example, a mountain that is growing is getting taller so slowly that we cannot see it happen.
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Secular

Long-term time frame (10-50 years or more).
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