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Definition of doctrine noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a Church, a political party, etc. Christian doctrine He was deeply committed to political doctrines of social equality.
  2. 2Doctrine [countable] a statement of government policy the Monroe Doctrine
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