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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ten′et, n. any opinion, principle, or doctrine which a person holds or maintains as true. [L. tenet, he holds—tenēre, to hold.]
The numerical value of tenet in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of tenet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A single tenet has and will continue to guide us as we look to the future: do what’s in the best interest our members, these results give our team a mandate to continue that work.
If someone is contributing at that level, obviously they have to have some influence, if Tenet Healthcare contributed so much money, you'd think they have the ear of the governor and the politicians.
The central tenet of what's going on, especially in commodity prices and the general slowdown in global growth, is that for a long time, we have been relying on China, they are trying to rebalance the economy... but it's something that's going to take a long time.
The problem with intelligent design theory is not that it is false but that it is not falsifiable: Not being susceptible to contradicting evidence, it is not a testable hypothesis. Hence it is not a scientific but a creedal tenet--a matter of faith, unsuited to a public school's curriculum.
Tenet nostre vitae temporibus, saepe malum sentio supprimit veritatis. Probitate et integritate quod nos non facimus cogitare incipiamus aliquo amplius apparent perspecta emittet Dominus ex successu improborum. Quamquam tenebris fortes fide tenendum et iter pergere iter probitas, integritas et veritate - riserit quia bona solis in finem." - Deodatus.
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- Dogma, Grundsatz, Theorem, Grundregel, GlaubenssatzGerman
- principio, creencia, dogmaSpanish
- opinkappale, dogmiFinnish
- croyance, dogme, principeFrench
- grunnsetning, prinsipp, dogmeNorwegian
- dogma, overtuiging, stelling, grondregelDutch
- dogme, prinsipp, grunnsetningNorwegian
- при́нцип, доктри́на, догма́тRussian
- grundsats, dogmSwedish
- öğreti, ilke, kuramTurkish
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