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noun [C usually plural] (STANDARD)    /ˈkæn.ən/ formal or specialized
a rule, principle, or law, especially in the Christian ChurchRules and lawsReligious beliefs and atheistic beliefs canonical     /kəˈnɒn.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˈnɑː.nɪ-/ adjective Rules and lawsReligious beliefs and atheistic beliefs
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