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dogma

dog·ma

dogma

 
pronunciation:
dawg m [or] dag m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dogmas, dogmata
definition 1: a system of principles or doctrines, esp. those of a religious sect, or a single doctrine prescribed by some authority, such as the church.
synonyms:
canon, credo, creed, doctrine
similar words:
cod, ideology, principle, rubric, system, tenet
definition 2: an established and widely held principle or opinion.
synonyms:
canon, conviction
similar words:
belief, code, doctrine, tenet
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The word dogma contains the following part:
dox, dogma Greek root that means opinion, belief