doctrine

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From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin doctrina (teaching, instruction, learning, knowledge), from doctor (a teacher), from docere (to teach); see doctor.

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doctrine (plural doctrines)

  1. A belief or tenet, especially about philosophical or theological matters.
  2. The body of teachings of a religion, or a religious leader, organization, group or text.
    The incarnation is a basic doctrine of classical Christianity.
    The four noble truths summarise the main doctrines of Buddhism.

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doctrine f (plural doctrines, diminutive doctrinetje n)

  1. doctrine
    De doctrine stelt duidelijk dat... - The doctrine clearly states that...

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin doctrina, diminutive from doctus, taught, perfect passive participle of docere, teach

Noun[edit]

doctrine f (plural doctrines)

  1. doctrine

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