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One entry found for doctrine.
Main Entry: doc·trine
Pronunciation: primarystressdäk-trschwan
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English doctrine "instruction," from early French doctrine and Latin doctrina (both, same meaning), from earlier Latin doctor "teacher," from docemacronre "to teach" --related to DOCILE, DOCTOR
1 : something that is taught
2 : a principle or the principles in a system of belief
- doc·tri·nal /-trschwan-schwal/ adjective
- doc·tri·nal·ly /-schwal-emacron/ adverb

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