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cat•e•chet•i•cal  (kat′i keti kəl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Religionof or pertaining to catechesis.
  2. Religionpertaining to teaching by question and answer.
Also,  cat′e•chetic.  cat′e•cheti•cal•ly, adv. 
  • Greek katēchē- (see catechesis) + Medieval Latin -ticus -tic) + -al1
  • late Medieval Latin catēchētic(us) (
  • 1610–20

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catechetical /ˌkætɪˈkɛtɪkəl/, catechetic adj
  1. of or relating to teaching by question and answer

ˌcateˈchetically adv

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