Translation of doctrine in Spanish:

doctrine

Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːktrən; ˈdɒktrɪn/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (principles, tenets) doctrina (feminine) Christian doctrine la doctrina cristiana
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    • Some other missionaries may have just been concerned to teach the doctrines of the church.
    • It attained some popularity due to a mistaken belief that it taught orthodox Mahyna doctrines, such as emptiness.
    • Both groups continue to perpetuate the old and outworn doctrines of party politics.
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    • He demonstrates that the Bush doctrine is connected with the spread of neoliberalism and global capital.
    • Are we discussing the Powell doctrine, or is this a critique of what's going on in the world right now?
    • The conquest of Iraq was the first test of the Bush doctrine of preventive war.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Politics/Política] doctrina (feminine) the Monroe Doctrine la doctrina Monroe

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