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Definition of ideology noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    ideology

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌaɪdiˈɑlədʒi//
     
    , NAmE//ˌɪdiˈɑlədʒi//
     
    (pl. ideologies) [countable, uncountable] (sometimes disapproving)
     
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  1. 1a set of ideas that an economic or political system is based on Marxist/capitalist ideology
  2. 2a set of beliefs, especially one held by a particular group, that influences the way people behave the ideology of gender roles alternative ideologies
NAmE//ˌaɪdiəˈlɑdʒɪkl//
 
, NAmE//ˌɪdiəˈlɑdʒɪkl//
 
adjective ideological differences
 ideologically
 
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NAmE//ˌaɪdiəˈlɑdʒɪkli//
 
, NAmE//ˌɪdiəˈlɑdʒɪkli//
 
adverb
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ideology