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Noun: ideology  ,I-dee'ó-lu-jee or ,i-dee'ó-lu-jee
  1. An orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
    - political orientation, political theory, mythos
  2. Imaginary or visionary theorization

Derived forms: ideologies

See also: conservative, liberal

Type of: orientation, theorisation [Brit], theorization

Encyclopedia: Ideology