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doctrinenoun [C/U]

us   /ˈdɑk·trən/
a belief, theory, or set of beliefs, esp. political or religious, taught and accepted by a particular group: [U] church doctrine
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doctrinenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈdɒk.trɪn/ us   /ˈdɑːk.trɪn/
a belief or set of beliefs, especially political or religious ones, that are taught and accepted by a particular group: Christian doctrine The president said he would not go against sound military doctrine.
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doctrinenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒktrɪn/ us  
a principle or set of principles that are followed by a particular group or in a particular situation: The doctrine of continuous quality improvement is being implemented in the health-care industry worldwide. an economic/legal/political doctrine
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Translations of “doctrine”
in Vietnamese học thuyết…
in Spanish doctrina…
in Malaysian fahaman…
in Thai ปรัชญา…
in French doctrine…
in German die Doktrin…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指政治或宗教的)信條,教義,學說…
in Russian доктрина…
in Turkish öğreti, doktrin…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指政治或宗教的)信条,教义,学说…
in Indonesian ajaran, doktrin…
in Polish doktryna…
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