doctrine

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Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: doc‧trine
  • (file)
  • IPA: ˈdɒktrɪn

Noun[change]

Singular
doctrine

Plural
doctrines

  1. (countable) A doctrine is a particular principle, position, or policy taught or advocated, as of a religion or government.
  2. (countable) A doctrine is something that is taught; teachings collectively: religious doctrine.
  3. (countable) A doctrine is a body or system of teachings relating to a particular subject: the doctrine of the Catholic Church.