tenet or tenets

  • 1 tenet — UK [ˈtenɪt] / US [ˈtenət] noun [countable] Word forms tenet : singular tenet plural tenets a principle, or a belief …

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  • 2 Tenet — Ten et, n. [L. tenet he holds, fr. tenere to hold. See {Tenable}.] Any opinion, principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine, which a person holds or maintains as true; as, the tenets of Plato or of Cicero. [1913 Webster] That al animals of the land are …

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  • 3 tenet — n. 1) a basic, fundamental tenet 2) a tenet that + clause (our basic tenet is that all people are equal) 3) (misc.) to embrace the tenets of a new philosophy * * * [ tenɪt] fundamental tenet (misc.) to embrace the tenets of a new philosophy a… …

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  • 4 Tenet — A tenet is any opinion, principle, dogma, or doctrine which a person or group believes or maintains, such as the tenets of Plato or of UNESCO.Tenet may also refer to:* TeNet Software Consultants, A company offering web solution services.… …

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  • 5 tenet — [[t]te̱nɪt[/t]] tenets N COUNT: with supp, oft N of n The tenets of a theory or belief are the main principles on which it is based. [FORMAL] Non violence and patience are the central tenets of their faith... The judge s ruling was based on the… …

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  • 6 tenet — ten|et [ˈtenıt] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: he or she holds , from tenere; TENOR] a principle or belief, especially one that is part of a larger system of beliefs central/basic/fundamental etc tenet ▪ one of the basic tenets of democracy …

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  • 7 tenet — noun the fundamental tenet of Marxism Syn: principle, belief, doctrine, precept, creed, credo, article of faith, axiom, dogma, canon; theory, thesis, premise, conviction, idea, view, opinion, position; ( …

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  • 8 tenet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dogma, belief, opinion, creed, doctrine. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. view, conviction, belief, position, faith, trust, opinion, impression, doctrine, system, dogma, creed, principle, profession, credo,… …

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  • 9 tenet — noun (C) a principle or belief, especially one that is part of a larger system of beliefs: the tenets of Buddhism …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 tenet — /ˈtɛnət / (say tenuht) noun any opinion, principle, doctrine, dogma, or the like, held as true: *there are people who reject some tenets of social morality and some, out of humanity, do something about it. –suzy jarratt, 1970. {Latin: he or she… …

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  • 11 tenant / tenet —    A tenant is someone who rents property: A new tenant moved into the vacant apartment last week.    A tenet is a principle: The major tenets of all religions are similar …

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  • 13 Afterlife (video game) — Infobox VG| title = Afterlife developer = LucasArts publisher = LucasArts designer = engine = released = 1996 genre = God game modes = Single player ratings = ESRB: T (13+) platforms = Windows 95 (PC), DOS (PC), Macintosh (PC) media = CD ROM… …

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  • 14 doctrine — [däk′trin] n. [ME < L doctrina < doctor: see DOCTOR] 1. something taught; teachings 2. something taught as the principles or creed of a religion, political party, etc.; tenet or tenets; belief; dogma 3. a rule, theory, or principle of law ☆ …

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  • 15 Reification (computer science) — Reification is the act of making an abstract concept or low level implementation detail of a programming language accessible to the programmer.For example, * the C programming language reifies the low level detail of memory addresses * the Scheme …

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  • 16 belief — /bi leef /, n. 1. something believed; an opinion or conviction: a belief that the earth is flat. 2. confidence in the truth or existence of something not immediately susceptible to rigorous proof: a statement unworthy of belief. 3. confidence;… …

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  • 17 belief — n. 1. Believing (the active phase of the fact), persuasion, conviction, confidence, trust, reliance, assurance, feeling of certainty. See faith. 2. Being believed (the passive phase), credence, credit, acceptance, assent, currency. 3. Creed (the… …

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  • 18 belief — /bəˈlif / (say buh leef), /bi / (say bee ) noun 1. that which is believed; an accepted opinion. 2. conviction of the truth or reality of a thing, based upon grounds insufficient to afford positive knowledge: statements unworthy of belief. 3.… …

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  • 19 British Israelism — Not to be confused with Israelis in the United Kingdom. British Israelism (also called Anglo Israelism) is the belief that people of Western European descent, particularly those in Great Britain, are the direct lineal descendants of the Ten Lost… …

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  • 20 Network-centric warfare — Warfare Military history Eras Prehistoric Ancient Medieval Gunpowder Industrial …

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