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orthodoxy

awr thuh dok see

  • n  the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
  • n  a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards

  • Among those who ran away from the intolerant orthodoxy of Boston was Franklin.
  • McCain re-entered the fold of the Republican orthodoxy, chanting "Drill, baby, drill" along with the best of the fossil-fuel enthusiasts, while Obama built a compelling program .
  • This is classic "common ground" language designed to break with past orthodoxy and reach out to independents who don't much like abortion but who don't want doctors and patients .
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  • Movie Review: ‘Fill The Void’
    This is an unorthodox movie about orthodoxy, a superior Israeli drama with a seemingly standard narrative concept that nevertheless seems freshly observed.
    June 14, 2013 - CBS Philadelphia
  • 3 Rules Every Entrepreneur Should Live By
    You're already lean. Here's how to get agile. The startup world has made a religion of killing the sacred cow: anything that reeks of business-as-usual is frowned upon. Graduating from university? Unnecessary . Cubicles? Please . PowerPoint? Shame on you . And while this very dismissal of orthodoxy has become its own status quo, there is one particular approach that has truly earned the right to ...
    June 13, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine

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