orthodoxy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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orthodoxynoun

uk   /ˈɔː.θə.dɒk.si/  us   /ˈɔːr.θə.dɑːk-/
[C] the ​generallyacceptedbeliefs of ​society at a ​particulartime: The ​currenteconomic orthodoxy is of a ​freemarket and ​unregulatedtrade. [C or U] the ​traditionalbeliefs of a ​religiousgroup or ​politicalparty: She is a ​strictdefender of ​Catholic orthodoxy. [U] the ​degree to which someone ​believes in ​traditionalreligious or ​politicalideas: His orthodoxy ​began to be ​seriouslyquestioned by his ​parishpriest.
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