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noun as in ideology

noun as in platform

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Nigel Lythgoe has a knack for resuscitating pop culture tenets that seem on their death bed.

The last time a comedy debuted on network television that hit all those tenets was—yep—Modern Family back in 2009.

Extracting the United States from Iraq was one of the central tenets of his foreign policy.

According to the tenets, as passed on in prison yards and Wu Tang Clan songs, humanity is divided into categories.

I decided LA Shrinks could provide me with a uniquely bizarre opportunity to practice CBT tenets.

I ought to lay all the facts of this case before my charming hostess; but there are events here beyond the usual society tenets.

We refer to the abundant testimony which we possess of the strength of Grecian influence upon the tenets of Christianity.

There is little difficulty in summing up their tenets: it is "Reverence, without servility."

They did not agree with the tenets of the doctor's religion.

In him no laxity inhered, no falling away from the strict tenets of shipshape neatness.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tenets, such as: creed, culture, dogma, outlook, philosophy, and theory.

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