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canon

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Definition of CANON

1
a statement or body of statements concerning faith or morals proclaimed by a church <members of the church must abide by its canons>
Synonyms canon, dogma
2
a record of a series of items (as names or titles) usually arranged according to some system <the canon of plays that are attributed to William Shakespeare>
3
a collection or system of rules of conduct <the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility is a lawyer's canon>

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