as in theology
a statement or body of statements concerning faith or morals proclaimed by a church the Catholic Church's doctrine on the Eucharist

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as in philosophy
the basic beliefs or guiding principles of a person or group the doctrine of quantum physicists

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“Doctrine.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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