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Meaning of “orthodox” - Learner’s Dictionary

orthodox

adjective     /ˈɔːθədɒks/
RELIGION
keeping the traditional beliefs and customs of Judaism or some types of Christianity: an orthodox Jewish family the Russian/Greek Orthodox ChurchReligious beliefs and atheistic beliefsReligions and religious groupsChristian denominations
IDEA
If ideas or methods are orthodox, most people think they are correct, usually because they have existed for a long time: orthodox medicine →  Opposite unorthodox Standard and routine
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