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"orthodox" in American English

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orthodoxadjective

 us   /ˈɔr·θəˌdɑks/
orthodoxy
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈɔr·θəˌdɑk·si/
Any questioning of conservative orthodoxy was viewed as an act of betrayal.
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"orthodox" in British English

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orthodoxadjective

uk   /ˈɔː.θə.dɒks/  us   /ˈɔːr.θə.dɑːks/
C2 (of beliefs, ideas, or activities) considered traditional, normal, and acceptable by most people: orthodox treatment/methods orthodox views/opinions We would prefer a more orthodox approach/solution to the problem.
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C2 (of religious people) having more traditional beliefs than other people in the same religious group: orthodox Christians/Jews/Muslims
the (Greek/Russian/Eastern) Orthodox Church
a part of the Christian Church, with many members in Greece, Russia, and eastern Europe
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"orthodox" in Business English

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orthodoxadjective

uk   us   /ˈɔːθədɒks/
traditional, and accepted by most people: Orthodox economic theory has failed to explain the role of technological change in society. orthodox strategies for socio-economic development in developing countries
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