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English definition of “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 Church Religious 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 unorthodoxStandard and routine
(Definition of orthodox adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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