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Definition of Doctrine
DoctrineDoctrine Doc"trine, n. [F. doctrine, L. doctrina, fr. doctor.
1. Teaching; instruction.
He taught them many things by parables, and said
unto them in his doctrine, Hearken. -- Mark iv. 2.
2. That which is taught; what is held, put forth as true, and
supported by a teacher, a school, or a sect; a principle
or position, or the body of principles, in any branch of
knowledge; any tenet or dogma; a principle of faith; as,
the doctrine of atoms; the doctrine of chances. ``The
doctrine of gravitation.' --I. Watts.
Articles of faith and doctrine. -- Hooker.
The Monroe doctrine (Politics), a policy enunciated by
President Monroe (Message, Dec. 2, 1823), the essential
feature of which is that the United States will regard as
an unfriendly act any attempt on the part of European
powers to extend their systems on this continent, or any
interference to oppress, or in any manner control the
destiny of, governments whose independence had been
acknowledged by the United States.
Syn: Precept; tenet; principle; maxim; dogma.
Usage: -- Doctrine, Precept. Doctrine denotes whatever is
recommended as a speculative truth to the belief of
others. Precept is a rule down to be obeyed. Doctrine
supposes a teacher; precept supposes a superior, with
a right to command. The doctrines of the Bible; the
precepts of our holy religion.
Unpracticed he to fawn or seek for power By
doctrines fashioned to the varying hour. --
Meaning of Doctrine from wikipedia
(from Latin: doctrina, meaning
"teaching" or "instruction") is a codification
or a body of teachings
or instructions, taught
- A castle doctrine
, also known
as a castle
law or a defense
law, is a legal doctrine
a person's abode
or any legally
- Monroe Doctrine
was a United States policy
that opposed European colonialism
in the Americas. It began
in 1823; however, the term "Monroe Doctrine
- The Christian doctrine
of the Trinity
(Latin: Trinitas, lit. 'triad', from Latin: trinus
that God is one God, but three coeternal
- The Truman Doctrine
was an American foreign policy whose stated purpose
was to contain Soviet geopolitical expansion during
the Cold War. It was announced...
- The Doctrine Project
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- The doctrine
was an annexation policy applied
by the British
East India Company
in India until
to the doctrine
, any Indian
- The discovery doctrine
, also called doctrine
of discovery, is a concept
of public international
by the United States Supreme Court
in a series...
- The fairness doctrine
of the United States Federal Communications Commission
in 1949, was a policy
- The Shock Doctrine
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is a 2007 book by the Canadian author
and social activist Naomi
Klein. In the book, Klein argues
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