tenet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tenet (he, she, or it holds), from teneō (hold; have). Compare obsolete tenent.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛnɪt/, /ˈtɛnət/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛnɪt

Noun[edit]

tenet (plural tenets)

  1. An opinion, belief, or principle that is held as absolute truth by someone or especially an organization.

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Verb[edit]

tenet

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of teneō