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doctrine

 
 
pronunciation:
dak trihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a belief or set of beliefs held by a religion, government, or other group.
This book compares Christian doctrine with Hindu doctrine.
synonyms:
creed, gospel
similar words:
belief, principle, theory
definition 2: a stated policy of a government that forms the basis for how that nation will deal with other nations.
derivation: doctrinal (adj.)
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