doctrine doctrine  /ˈdɑk trən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

Usage(s):

  1. Actually, the doctrine has only been invoked once since it was officially defined in 1870.
  2. That, too, was in part to maintain the element of surprise another bit of the old general's doctrine at work.

News

  1. Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Breaks Ground At Fort Campbell, KY For New Brain Injury Center To Treat Traumatic Brain ...

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military leaders, including Gen. Robert Cone, Commanding General for the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, and Brig. Gen. Mark Stammer, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell Senior Mission Commander, joined leaders of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF) at a groundbreaking ceremony here today ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Adventist denomination emerged amid debate over church structure

    A growing need to support pastors, refine doctrine and organize for mission Jun 12, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Elizabeth Lechleitner/ANN Editor’s note: This story is part of a series of historical articles published this year marking the 150th anniversary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A decade after the Great Disappointment, the fledgling Advent movement was at another ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

  3. Joe's Job: Army band conductor

    NEWPORT NEWS--The Training and Doctrine Command Band at Fort Eustis invited Joe to try his hand, and baton, at conducting. Joe was training under Major Leo Peña, who asked him to jump right in.  He wanted Joe to see how the band would speed up or slow down based on the movement of the stick. Major Peña explained how a conductor will study a piece of music months in advance to understand the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

Quotes

  1. Mr Gibson replied: "No, the Bush doctrine, enunciated September 2002, before the Iraq war."
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Charles Gibson Source: Independent

  2. "I do not define my candidacy by my religion. A person should not be elected because of his faith nor should he be rejected because of his faith ...... I will put no doctrine of any church above the plain duties of the office and the sovereign...
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: FOXNews

  3. On Monday, Robertson told his audience, "You know, I don't know about this doctrine of assassination, but if [Chavez] thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it. It's a whole lot cheaper than starting...
    on Aug 24, 2005 By: Pat Robertson Source: Feminist Majority Foundation

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