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Definition of doctrinaire adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

doctrinaire

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌdɑktrəˈnɛr//
 
(disapproving)
 
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strictly following a theory in all circumstances, even if there are practical problems or disagreement a doctrinaire communist doctrinaire attitudes/beliefs/policies
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