Definitions for tenetˈtɛn ɪt; Brit. also ˈti nɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ten•etˈtɛn ɪt; Brit. also ˈti nɪt(n.)
any opinion, principle, doctrine, dogma, etc., esp. one held as true by members of a profession, group, or movement.
Origin of tenet:
1590–1600; < L: he holds
a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
An opinion, belief, or principle held to be true by someone or especially an organization.
Origin: tenet, from teneo
any opinion, principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine, which a person holds or maintains as true; as, the tenets of Plato or of Cicero
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