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tenet

noun

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an idea that is very important to a group
  • the central tenets of a religion
  • He refused to abide by one of the basic tenets of the fashion industry.

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The first known use of tenet was circa 1600

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“Tenet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tenet. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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