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canon

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  1. 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 doctrine, dogmaRelated Words canon law; belief, conviction, tenet; credo, creed, ideology (also idealogy), philosophy, theology; axiom, precept, principle; symbol

  2. 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 Synonyms list, catalog (or catalogue), checklist, listing, menu, register, registry, roll, roll call, roster, schedule, tableRelated Words agenda, bibliography, catalogue raisonné, compendium, compilation, directory, docket, enumeration, glossary, index, inventory, manifest, payroll; calendar, chronology, timetable

  3. 3 a collection or system of rules of conduct the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility is a lawyer's canon Synonyms code, constitution, decalogue, lawRelated Words discipline, establishment; common law, legislation


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