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Doctrine Doc"trine, n. [F. doctrine, L. doctrina, fr. doctor. See Doctor.] 1. Teaching; instruction. He taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine, Hearken. -- Mark iv. 2. 2. That which is taught; what is held, put forth as true, and supported by a teacher, a school, or a sect; a principle or position, or the body of principles, in any branch of knowledge; any tenet or dogma; a principle of faith; as, the doctrine of atoms; the doctrine of chances. ``The doctrine of gravitation.' --I. Watts. Articles of faith and doctrine. -- Hooker. The Monroe doctrine (Politics), a policy enunciated by President Monroe (Message, Dec. 2, 1823), the essential feature of which is that the United States will regard as an unfriendly act any attempt on the part of European powers to extend their systems on this continent, or any interference to oppress, or in any manner control the destiny of, governments whose independence had been acknowledged by the United States. Syn: Precept; tenet; principle; maxim; dogma. Usage: -- Doctrine, Precept. Doctrine denotes whatever is recommended as a speculative truth to the belief of others. Precept is a rule down to be obeyed. Doctrine supposes a teacher; precept supposes a superior, with a right to command. The doctrines of the Bible; the precepts of our holy religion. Unpracticed he to fawn or seek for power By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour. -- Goldsmith.

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- doctrine (from doctrina ) is a codification of beliefs or a body of teaching s or instructions, taught principles or positions, as the
- military doctrine is the expression of how military forces contribute to campaign s, major operation s, battle s, and engagement s.
- the church maintains that the doctrine on faith and morals that it presents as definitive is infallible within the church there are a
- the christian doctrine of the trinity- defines god as three divine persons or hypostases the father , the son (jesus ), and the holy
- the monroe doctrine was a policy of the united states introduced on december 2, 1823. the doctrine noted that the united states would
- the council of nicaea rejected theologies that entirely ruled out any humanity in christ, affirming in the nicene creed the doctrine of
- the thirty-nine articles of religion are the historically defining statements of doctrines of the church of england with respect to the
- a legal doctrine is a framework, set of rules, procedural steps, or test, often established through precedent in the common law , through
- spiritism is a doctrine codified in the 19th century by the french educator allan kardec . spiritism soon spread to other countries,
- in jainism dharma refers to the teachings of the jinas and the body of doctrine pertaining to the purification and moral transformation

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