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Noun: doctrine  dók-trin
  1. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    "the doctrine of sovereign immunity originated with the maxim that the king can do no wrong";
    - philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism

Derived forms: doctrines

Type of: belief

Encyclopedia: Doctrine, Christian