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Noun: dogma (dogmas,dogmata)  dóg-mu
  1. A religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
    - tenet
  2. A doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
    "he believed all the Marxist dogma"

Derived forms: dogmata, dogmas

Type of: church doctrine, creed, doctrine, gospel, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, religious doctrine, school of thought

Encyclopedia: Dogma