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doctrine US English

A belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a church, political party, or other group

doctrine US Thesaurus

the doctrine of the Trinity

cell doctrine US English

= cell theory.

Monroe Doctrine US English

A principle of US policy, originated by President James Monroe in 1823, that any intervention by external powers in the politics of the Americas is a potentially hostile act against the US

Nixon Doctrine US English

A policy proposing to end the practice of United States military intervention in conflicts abroad, especially in Asia, adopted by Richard Nixon in 1969 as a reaction to the Vietnam War.

Truman Doctrine US English

The principle that the US should give support to countries or peoples threatened by Soviet forces or communist insurrection. First expressed in 1947 by US President Truman in a speech to Congress seeking aid for Greece and Turkey, the doctrine was seen by the communists as an open declaration of the Cold War

fairness doctrine US English

A former federal policy in the US requiring television and radio broadcasters to present contrasting viewpoints on controversial issues of public importance

mercantile doctrine US English

= mercantile system.