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tenets

noun
plural of tenet

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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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“Tenets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tenets. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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