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or·tho·dox·y

 (ôr′thə-dŏk′sē)
n. pl. or·tho·dox·ies
1. The quality or state of being orthodox.
2. Orthodox practice, custom, or belief.
3. Orthodoxy
a. The beliefs and practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
b. Orthodox Judaism.
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orthodoxy

(ˈɔːθəˌdɒksɪ)
n, pl -doxies
1. orthodox belief or practice
2. the quality of being orthodox
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or•tho•dox•y

(ˈɔr θəˌdɒk si)

n., pl. -dox•ies.
1. orthodox belief or practice.
2. the state or quality of being orthodox.
[1620–30; < Late Latin orthodoxia < Greek orthodoxía right opinion]
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orthodoxy

the condition, quality, or practice of conforming, especially in religious belief. — orthodox, adj.
See also: Religion
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orthodoxy - the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
unoriginality - the quality of being unoriginal
conventionalism, conventionality, convention - orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional
traditionalism, traditionality - strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
heterodoxy, unorthodoxy - the quality of being unorthodox
2.orthodoxy - a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards
orientation - an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
conformism, conformity - orthodoxy in thoughts and belief
heresy, heterodoxy, unorthodoxy - any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
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orthodoxy

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Translations

orthodoxy

[ˈɔːθədɒksɪ] Nortodoxia f
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orthodoxy

[ˈɔːrθədɒksi] n
(= accepted view) → orthodoxie f
These ideas became the new orthodoxy → Ces idées sont devenues la nouvelle orthodoxie.
(= conservatism, traditionalism) → orthodoxie f
a return to political orthodoxy → un retour à l'orthodoxie politique
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orthodoxy

n
(fig)Konventionalität f; (of view, method, approach etc) → Orthodoxie f
(= orthodox belief, practice etc)orthodoxe Konvention
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orthodoxy

[ˈɔːθəˌdɒksɪ] nortodossia
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