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tenet

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈten.ɪt/ formal
one of the principles on which a belief or theory is based: It is a tenet of contemporary psychology that an individual's mental health is supported by having good social networks.
Translations of “tenet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 信條, 宗旨, 原則…
in Russian догмат…
in Turkish ilke, prensip, inanç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信条, 宗旨, 原则…
in Polish zasada…
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