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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, instruction") is a codification
or a body of teachings
or instructions, taught
- The Truman Doctrine
is an American foreign policy
that pledges American
"support for democracies against authoritarian
threats." The doctrine
- The Monroe Doctrine
is a United States foreign policy position
that opposes European colonialism
in the Western
Hemisphere. It holds
that any intervention...
- A castle doctrine
, also known
as a castle
law or a defense
law, is a legal doctrine
a person's abode
or any legally
- The doctrine
was a policy
of annexation initiated
by the East India Company
in the Indian subcontinent about
states, and applied...
- phrase merger doctrine
to one of several legal doctrines
: Merger doctrine
(antitrust law) Merger doctrine
- The Doctrine
was the first textbook
by 18th-century French mathematician Abraham
- Military doctrine
is the expression
of how military forces contribute
to campaigns, major
operations, battles, and engagements. It is a guide
- The discovery doctrine
, or doctrine
of discovery, is a disputed interpretation
the Age of Discovery, introduced
- The Shock Doctrine
: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
is a 2007 book by the Canadian author
and social activist Naomi
Klein. In the book, Klein argues
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