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Definition of orthodoxy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. orthodoxies)
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] (formal) an idea or view that is generally accepted an economist arguing against the current financial orthodoxy
  2. 2[uncountable, countable, usually plural] the traditional beliefs or practices of a religion, etc.
  3. 3Orthodoxy [uncountable] the Orthodox Church, its beliefs and practices
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: orthodoxy