Definition of “ideology” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “ideology” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“ideology” in American English

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ideologynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌɑɪ·diˈɑl·ə·dʒi, ˌɪd·i-/

politics & government a theory or set of beliefs, esp. one on which a political system, party, or organization is based

ideological
adjective us /ˌɑɪ·di·əˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl, ˌɪd·i-/

They voted along ideological lines.
ideologically
adverb /ˌɑɪ·di·əˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kli, ˌɪd·i-/

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“ideology” in Business English

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ideologynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌaɪdiˈɒlədʒi/ us plural ideologies POLITICS

a particular set of ideas and beliefs, especially one on which a political system, party, or organization is based:

The President called for "better relations with countries whose ideologies and social systems are different from ours".
ideological
adjective

Their reasons for restructuring the company seem to be more ideological than financial.
ideologically
adverb

Compared with previous administrations, this Cabinet is one of the most ideologically united.

(Definition of “ideology” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)