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dogma

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  1. 1 a statement or body of statements concerning faith or morals proclaimed by a church the Catholic dogma of the bodily assumption of the Virgin Mary Synonyms of dogma canon, doctrineWords Related to dogma canon law; belief, conviction, tenet; credo, creed, ideology (also idealogy), philosophy, theology; axiom, precept, principle; symbol

  2. 2 the basic beliefs or guiding principles of a person or group the Golden Rule encompasses a dogma that can serve all mankind Synonyms of dogma credo, doctrine, creed, gospel, ideology (also idealogy), philosophy, testamentWords Related to dogma manifesto; metaphysic, theory; axiom, tenet, watchword


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