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doctrine

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1 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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2 the basic beliefs or guiding principles of a person or group
  • the doctrine of quantum physicists

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The first known use of doctrine was in the 14th century

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“Doctrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/doctrine. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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