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principle, belief, doctrine; part of a body of doctrine: tenet of a church
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tenant – occupant; one who holds the right to occupy a place: The tenant of that apartment is a woman.
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A doctrine, principle, or position held as part of a philosophy, religion, or field of endeavor.
[Probably from Medieval Latin, from Latin, third person sing. present indicative of tenēre, to hold; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]
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a belief, opinion, or dogma
[C17: from Latin, literally: he (it) holds, from tenēre to hold]
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ten•et(ˈtɛn ɪt; Brit. also ˈti nɪt)
any opinion, principle, doctrine, dogma, etc., esp. one held as true by members of a profession, group, or movement.
[1590–1600; < Latin: he holds]
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|Noun||1.||tenet - a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof|
article of faith, credendum - (Christianity) any of the sections into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided
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noun principle, rule, doctrine, creed, view, teaching, opinion, belief, conviction, canon, thesis, maxim, dogma, precept, article of faith Non-violence is the central tenet of their faith.
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tenet[ˈtenət] N → principio m
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tenet[ˈtɛnət] n → principio
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