creeds

plural of creed
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as in philosophies
the basic beliefs or guiding principles of a person or group central to the creed of this organization of medical volunteers is the belief that health care is a basic human right

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as in religions
a body of beliefs and practices regarding the supernatural and the worship of one or more deities the Amish live by a strict creed that rejects many of the values and practices of modern society

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“Creeds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/creeds. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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