ideology

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Ideology is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /aɪ.di.ˈɑl.ə.d͡ʒi/ or /ɪ-/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˌaɪ.diːˈɒl.ə.d͡ʒiː/
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Noun[change]

Singular
ideology

Plural
ideologies

  1. (countable & uncountable) An ideology is the set of beliefs behind a movement, religion, political group, etc.
    Schools reflect clearly the dominant political ideologies of their countries.
    For many years the ideology of the Catholic church had a crushing effect on science.